[Haskell-beginners] Tutorial/Book with Exercises

Peter Verswyvelen bugfact at gmail.com
Wed Mar 25 05:37:38 EDT 2009

Did you checkout The Haskell School of Expression?

2009/3/25 Zachary Turner <divisortheory at gmail.com>

> Which book or tutorial has the best exercises?  Whenever I learn a language
> I like to do tons of exercises, and in fact I keep a list of books with
> great exercises.  I currently have Real World Haskell and Programming in
> Haskell (Hutton), but I feel the exercises in these books are lacking.
> Examples of books with great exercises are ANSI Common Lisp (Graham),
> Developing Applications with Ocaml (O'Reilly), The Algorithm Design Manual
> (Skiena), and and Enumerative Combinatorics by Stanley (this book is the
> king of all books when it comes to exercises).  They shouldn't be
> impossible, but at the same time exercises like "what are the types of the
> following expressions" are pretty silly.  I think a good book should be
> broken into chapters where it takes at least 10 to 20 times as long to
> complete the exercises at the end of each chapter than it did to read the
> chapter and understand the material in it.
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