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What is Haskell?

What is Racket?

It is a general-purpose, multi-paradigm programming language based on the Scheme dialect of Lisp. It is designed to be a platform for programming language design and implementation. It is also used for scripting, computer science education, and research.
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      What are some alternatives to Haskell and Racket?
      Scala is an acronym for “Scalable Language”. This means that Scala grows with you. You can play with it by typing one-line expressions and observing the results. But you can also rely on it for large mission critical systems, as many companies, including Twitter, LinkedIn, or Intel do. To some, Scala feels like a scripting language. Its syntax is concise and low ceremony; its types get out of the way because the compiler can infer them.
      Clojure is designed to be a general-purpose language, combining the approachability and interactive development of a scripting language with an efficient and robust infrastructure for multithreaded programming. Clojure is a compiled language - it compiles directly to JVM bytecode, yet remains completely dynamic. Clojure is a dialect of Lisp, and shares with Lisp the code-as-data philosophy and a powerful macro system.
      Some of Erlang's uses are in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance. OTP is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop these systems.
      Rust is a systems programming language that combines strong compile-time correctness guarantees with fast performance. It improves upon the ideas of other systems languages like C++ by providing guaranteed memory safety (no crashes, no data races) and complete control over the lifecycle of memory.
      Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
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      Why I am using Haskell in my free time?

      I have 3 reasons for it. I am looking for:


      Improve functional programming skill.

      Improve problem-solving skill.

      Laziness and mathematical abstractions behind Haskell makes it a wonderful language.

      It is Pure functional, it helps me to write better Scala code.

      Highly expressive language gives elegant ways to solve coding puzzle.

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      Vagner Oliveira uses HaskellHaskell
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      Tinkhaven uses HaskellHaskell

      Backend logic (REST, Auth0, Redis, Postgres, functional graph library (fgl), ...)

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      RELEX Solutions uses HaskellHaskell

      Our internal deployment tool, called Mordor, is written in Haskell.

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      Zetaops uses HaskellHaskell

      Still experimental work for multikernel OS.

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      Metrix Financial Reporting Solutions UG uses HaskellHaskell

      Don't worry, be type-safe.

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