[Haskell-beginners] WWAAA... I hate monads

Brent Yorgey byorgey at seas.upenn.edu
Wed Apr 22 08:51:55 EDT 2009

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 01:01:46PM +0200, Daniel Carrera wrote:
> Daniel Carrera wrote:
>> Colin Paul Adams wrote:
>>> This is excellent:
>>> http://ertes.de/articles/monads.html
>> Thanks! I'll start reading that page immediately.
> I noticed that this tutorial points to the following blog:
> http://byorgey.wordpress.com/2009/01/12/abstraction-intuition-and-the-monad-tutorial-fallacy/
> Wow! The author of this blog has nailed it. Trust me, I know, I was a math 
> teacher for years (a *good* teacher, based on student reviews). The author 
> of this blog is exactly right about why most tutorials about abstract 
> concepts are no help (and why so many math teachers are bad).

Thanks! =)  You may also be interested in taking a look at the
Typeclassopedia, in issue 13 of the Monad.Reader.



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