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HexagonalHS

I've been playing around with Haskell for quite a while and I wanted to have a play around with a purely-functional graphics pipeline.

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Space

While I have some webdev experience from my static blog, I've never ventured further. I made Space so that I could learn more about things such as databases, servers and RESTful APIs to open up more opportunities.

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Clojure: Another functional programming language

I've always been aware of the Lisp language, but always been afraid to dive in. However, after reading 'Clojure for the brave and true', I now recognise Clojure as a simple, pleasant and powerful language.

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HSRogue: A roguelike in Haskell

My first attempt at game development in the functional language, Haskell, as well as a description of the challenges I had to overcome to get things working.

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An Introduction to game development in Haskell using Apecs

There have been so many attempts to pioneer gamedev in Haskell, and yet still no commercial releases. In this post I hope to clear the air a little bit and encourage new developers to try Haskell.

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Of Boxes and Threads: Game development in Haskell

My experiences of making a game in Haskell and how I think it's is a pioneering process. Despite a wiki and subreddit dedicated to gamedev in Haskell, not many people have actually succeeded making anything close to current games.

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What even is Haskell?

In this post, I'd like to write a beginner-friendly summary in layman's terms with regards to why I have taken such an interest in a language I've only started using. Hopefully this will inspire some people to consider using alternate languages to the ones they're used to.

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