Vanessa McHale
  • Finding Cruft in Patches With Jacinda

    by Vanessa McHale | Jacinda

    Suppose we want to clean up all TODOs in a branch before merging. We can check for TODOs introduced with

  • Generating Other-extensions for Cabal Files

    by Vanessa McHale | Jacinda

    One would like to be able to find all language extensions in a given Haskell project in order to populate the other-extensions field of the .cabal file (cabal-install uses this for dependency resolution).

  • Finding Haskell Libraries Used in an Executable

    by Vanessa McHale | Programming

    We can find all (Haskell) libraries linked against the final executable with:

  • Transparent Programming

    by Vanessa McHale | Vector Languages

    J and APL support (and encourage) a certain form of programming without error handling or library code reuse. The alternative wisdom goes against typical programming but it works together.

  • For Loops Considered Harmful

    by Vanessa McHale | Vector Languages

    Recently, a post touting Numba was published. However, the example - a for loop - is unconvincing.