[Haskell-beginners] Tutorial/Book with Exercises
S.J.Thompson at kent.ac.uk
Wed Mar 25 06:10:10 EDT 2009
You could look at my "Haskell: the craft of functional programming"
as well ...
On Wed, 25 Mar 2009, Peter Verswyvelen wrote:
> 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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