[Haskell-beginners] Re: Beginners Digest, Vol 7, Issue 24

Benedikt Ahrens benedikt.ahrens at gmx.net
Thu Jan 29 05:50:47 EST 2009

hello cory,

you might want to read this article:

it helped me find and understand the monads in haskell.

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> Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 20:44:30 -0600
> From: Cory Knapp <thestonetable at gmail.com>
> Subject: [Haskell-beginners] Monads...
> To: Beginners at haskell.org
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> Hello, so, I'm having a simple problem with monads: I have no idea how
> to actually use them. I understand the category theory (or, at least
> well enough to be able to explain "what is a monad"); I understand the
> way to declare something as a monad instance, but I just don't get how
> to program with them. Can anyone provide me with, or direct me towards,
> some simple monads and some ways of using (for example) the monadic
> properties of lists?
> Thanks,
> Cory

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