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The '''Dutch Haskell User Group''' meet monthly in an informal setting. The group was born on 19 April 2009 at [[Hac5]].
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Since the Haskell programmers in the Netherlands are multilingual, the language used is usually English.
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Anyone is welcome to join, from beginners to advanced users.  
For up-to-date information, please see the [http://dutchhug.nl/ Dutch Haskell User Group] website.
''Do join us!''
== Web site ==
== Mailing list ==
A mailing list '''[http://groups.google.com/group/dutch-hug dutch-hug]''' is available at Google Groups. On the list, we discuss dates and times for new meetings and other Dutch HUG related affairs.
== Dutch HUG day ==
We're currently in the midst of planning a day long Dutch HUG event to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of our user group.
Proposed activities include:
* (Lightening) talks
* Tutorials
* Mini hackathon
* Socializing
The Dutch HUG day is tentatively scheduled for '''Saturday, April 24th'''. As always, for up to date information, see the [http://groups.google.com/group/dutch-hug mailing list].
== Meetings ==
[[Image:DHUG2.jpg|right|256px|thumb|The first meeting May 6th 2009]]
==== Upcoming ====
The next regular meeting is scheduled for '''Thursday, May 13th'''. But first is the Dutch HUG day on '''April 24th'''!.
==== Previous ====
The eleventh meeting was in Utrecht, on '''Tuesday, March 9th''' at the familiar Stairway to Heaven.
On '''Monday, February 8th''' we had our second meeting of 2010, again at the [http://www.uu.nl/EN/library/contact/university_library/zaalverhuur/Pages/default.aspx#booth Booth Hall of the Utrecht University Library]. We had two talks:
* Sebastiaan Visser and Tom Lokhorst talked about their Awesome Prelude. [[http://tom.lokhorst.eu/media/presentation-awesomeprelude-dhug-feb-2010.pdf slides]] [[http://github.com/tomlokhorst/AwesomePrelude code]] [[http://tom.lokhorst.eu/2010/02/awesomeprelude-presentation-video video]]
* Martijn van Steenbergen talked about serializing monadic computations in a monadic EDSL to describe compass-and-straightedge constructions. [[http://spaken.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/Spaken.pdf slides]] [[http://code.google.com/p/spaken/source/browse/#svn/trunk code]] [[http://vimeo.com/9375849 video]]
After the talks we had drinks at [http://utrecht.thebasket.nl/ The Basket].
The first meeting of 2010 was on '''Thursday, January 14th''' in Utrecht.
The eighth and last meeting of 2009 was on '''Wednesday, December 9th''', we met over drinks in Utrecht.
The seventh meeting was in Utrecht, on '''Tuesday, November 10th'''.
The sixth meeting was on '''Monday, October 12th''' again in the Utrecht University Library. There were two talks:
* Andres Löh talked about [http://people.cs.uu.nl/andres/lhs2tex/ lhs2TeX], a tool for typesetting Haskell code using LaTeX. [[http://people.cs.uu.nl/andres/lhs2tex-HUG.pdf slides]]
* Yaakov Nemoy talked about the status of Haskell packaging in Fedora and how to do it yourself.
The fifth meeting was on '''Friday, September 11th''', in the Utrecht University Library. There were three talks:
* [http://groups.google.com/group/dutch-hug/msg/1eefa2ea113081ef?hl=en&dmode=source A propositional logic system in Haskell] by Thomas B.
* [http://dreixel.net/research/gpwwh_pres_DHUG09.pdf Generic Programming: what, why and how] by José Pedro Magalhães ([http://vimeo.com/6715664 video]).
* [http://splonderzoek.blogspot.com/2009/09/extensibility-and-type-safety-in.html Extensibility and type safety in formatting: the design of xformat] by Sean Leather ([http://vimeo.com/6864643 video]).
Afterwards we relocated to [http://utrecht.thebasket.nl/ The Basket] for some well deserved drinks.
The fourth meeting was in again Utrecht, on '''Thursday, August 13th'''.
The third meeting was on '''Wednesday, July 8th'''. We [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3w3HPDCL34w met over drinks] in Utrecht and chatted about Haskell.
The second meeting was on '''Tuesday, June 9th''' at the top floor of the [http://www.oba.nl/index.cfm/t/Centrale_Bibliotheek/vid/97FCDCDE-E9D2-FB15-B6B840552F884F7D library in Amsterdam]. We had interesting conversations, and more than one laptop was pulled out of its bag to show off some Haskell code!
The first meeting was in Utrecht on '''Tuesday, May 6th 2009'''. We met over drinks at the [http://www.stairway.nl/ Stairway to Heaven].
==== Schedule ====
For the currently scheduled meetings, see the [http://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=sv7tbnq0qon2sb1k2abb80i66k%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=Europe/Amsterdam Google calendar] or subscribe to the [http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/sv7tbnq0qon2sb1k2abb80i66k%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics iCal version].
Note that this schedule is preliminary, please follow the [http://groups.google.com/group/dutch-hug mailing list] for up to date information.

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For up-to-date information, please see the Dutch Haskell User Group website.