5 pages tagged with "haskell"

Watch App Development Blog - Week 2

January 17, 2015 - 1048 words - 6 mins
In Week 1, I got a (very) basic Haskell REST web service running that scraped the Transperth site for live train times. Now we’re up to: Step 2: Build & Deployment Like most developers working on side-projects, I don’t want to pay a bundle for hosting a service during development when it really … read more

Watch App Development Blog - Week 1

January 09, 2015 - 1134 words - 6 mins
Okay, I’m trying something new - a weekly blog post talking about my progress developing an app. The theory is that the thought of my massive readership expectantly waiting for the next update will give me enough of an incentive to get something finished. Everyone practise their sad face to make me … read more

Building a REST application server in Haskell Part 1

November 07, 2010 - 453 words - 3 mins
As mentioned previously, I’m boning up on Haskell. I prefer to learn by doing, so I’m attempting to build a functioning application as part of the process. I’ve struggled to find much entry level (real application) source code, so I'll be posting my progress as I go in the hope that it will help oth… read more

happstack-util build failure on OS X

October 22, 2010 - 99 words - 1 mins
Attempting to cabal install happstack on OS X resulted in numerous errors, including: ghc: could not execute: /Library/Frameworks/GHC.framework/Versions/612/usr/lib/ghc-6.12.3/ghc-asm There’s a bug with the Haskell platform installer for OS X — the shebang line in the file /Library/Frameworks/GHC.… read more

QOTW: “Row Farmers & Stateful Sinners”

October 18, 2010 - 305 words - 2 mins
The second YOW talk Dave Thomas delivered back on the 30th September was entitled “Why Real Developers Embrace Functional Programming and NoSQL: Data Confessions of an Object’holic and Stateful Sinner”. Needless to say, it contained a fair bit of controversial content that Dave was fairly unapologet… read more