[Haskell-beginners] Where does a real beginner begin? Scheme+SICP? Real World Haskell?

Amiruddin Nagri amir.nagri at gmail.com
Sat Jun 19 02:18:31 EDT 2010

If you purpose is only learning Haskell, then you can pick up either
of Real World Haskell or Programming in Haskell (there are also video
lectures available covering this book).

But SICP is something that as a programmer you have to go over once in
a lifetime.

Amiruddin Nagri,
Bangalore, 560008, KA

Y! IM : amir_nagri at yahoo.com
GTalk : amir.nagri at gmail.com

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 8:27 PM, Greg Morell <gm at sixflagsmail.com> wrote:
> I'm not much of a programmer.  I've only used PHP and Ruby for the last 10 years.  But I've heard so many wonderful things about Haskell, I'd like to really spend the time to learn it.
> No particular purpose, except to broaden my mind and get to know (what I hear is) a completely different way of thinking about programming.
> But what's the best way to start from scratch?
> Should I start with "Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs" book and Scheme as my intro?  Then afterwards, get into the Real World Haskell book?
> Or just start with Haskell directly?
> Any advice appreciated.
> _______________________________________________
> Beginners mailing list
> Beginners at haskell.org
> http://www.haskell.org/mailman/listinfo/beginners

More information about the Beginners mailing list