Monday, June 7, 2010
Haskell Scripting: Log Analysis
The other day I wanted to analyze some of my website log files to get a better idea of how many active users I have. I've been meaning to do this for quite some time, but have kept putting it off. I decided to see what I could accomplish by just doing some experimenting in GHCI. It was so easy and convenient that I decided to do a screencast demonstrating what I did and how easy it was. The conciseness of Haskell combined with the instant feedback of an interpreter make a very powerful combination. Here's the screencast on vimeo.