Haskell: The Craft of Functional Programming

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Addison Wesley, 1999 - Computers - 487 pages
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The second edition of Haskell: The Craft of Functional Programming is essential reading for beginners to functional programming and newcomers to the Haskell programming language. The emphasis is on the process of crafting programs and the text contains many examples and running case studies, as well as advice on program design, testing, problem solving and how to avoid common pitfalls.

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I read the 2nd edition which is a bit out of date, using Hugs rather than GHCi - otherwise I suspect I'd have liked this more. I think this would be good for someone new to functional programming who ... Read full review


Introducing functional programming
Getting started with Haskell and Hugs
Basic types and definitions

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Simon Thompson is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Kent. His research and teaching interests include functional programming and logical aspects of computer science.


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