- I've been bookmarking the interesting links that people post on
Zulip and have a lot of reading to do. It would be nice if I had
an easy way to send stuff on to my kindle. (pdfs, html, etc.).
Instapaper works, but doesn't work as well as I would like it to. I
just want a simple script that takes a list of urls and does the
right thing. May be I will write something that uses Calibre, or
even better someone already has.
- I worked through exercises 08 and 10 of the haskell course,
- Chapter 8 was about how IO works in haskell. The exercise didn't
involve too much, except I wasted a lot of time on tracking a
stupidity of mine.
- The next part of the course was an introduction to Functors,
Applicative and Alternative. I'm not sure I totally understand and
am comfortable with them, but I have been able to get through the
- I think it's time for me to start working on some Elm tutorials,
along with the Haskell exercises.
- Also, I had questions about when to use
and incidentally found this section that ended with the following
summary: "If you just want your type signatures to look cleaner and
be more descriptive, you probably want
type synonyms. If you want
to take an existing type and wrap it in a new type in order to make
it an instance of a type class, chances are you're looking for a
newtype. And if you want to make something completely new, odds
are good that you're looking for the