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New Haskell stuff


The Haskell community has been delivering a lot of neat conveniences lately.

1. Cabal is cool these days. Cabal's dependency hell and cumbersome sandboxes are no more. Instead, there is a new set of v2-commands allowing for deterministic Nix-style builds. Each project has its own local dependencies drawn from a system-wide store that shares everything shareable while keeping your global environment clean. I still use it with Nix though because I like the binary cache.

https://www.haskell.org/cabal/users-guide/nix-local-build-overview.html

2. Another take on testing has been made: validity package is based upon the famous QuickCheck and other existing libraries to get us something more handy for randomized property-based testing.

https://www.fpcomplete.com/blog/quickcheck-hedgehog-validity

3. A new extension, DerivingVia, along with a new library named capabil... show more
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