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A new week, a new JSON performance improvement

It’s been a few weeks since I last wrote about the aeson library for working with JSON in Haskell, but this isn’t because I’ve been idle. In fact, just tonight I put out a new release. Where the previous releases
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A little care and feeding can go a long way

Sometimes, when a software package meets a certain level of maturity (or the desire to hack on it fades sufficiently), it's tempting to consider it "done". Here's a little tale of when done isn't really done.About a week ago, I
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Faster, better, cleaner: new aeson and attoparsec releases

I’ve spent some time over the past few weeks improving the performance of the attoparsec parsing library, and of the aeson JSON library. Since they’ve now reached a new plateau of performance and stability, I thought this would be a
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So I went and started a company

I’m delighted to say that after a couple of years of a break from the startup world (which I’ve inhabited for most of the past decade), I’ve decided to throw my hat back into the ring. Together with Bethanye Blount,
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text 0.10.0.0 is here

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How to migrate from darcs to Mercurial or git

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A brief tale of faster equality

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Unicode text performance improvements

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Dual bitbucket/github citizenship

One of the particularly nice things about working with a distributed revision control tool these days is that I can sidestep the choice of winning tool. Thanks to Scott Chacon and Augie Fackler’s excellent hg-git extension, I can use Mercurial
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Why I don’t use darcs any more (much)

Over the past couple of years, since David Roundy handed over control of the darcs revision control system to a talented team of developers, it has come a long way in stability and performance.I began using darcs essentially out of
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