[Haskell-beginners] Haskell as a useful practical 'tool' for intelligent non-programmers

umptious umptious at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 00:26:24 CEST 2012

On 29 April 2012 19:43, Ertugrul Söylemez <es at ertes.de> wrote:

> To someone marginally skilled at logical thinking Haskell appears to be
> the first choice as the first programming language.  I'm offering two
> experiences as a reference:
>  * A friend of mine with no technical and no math background wanted to
>    learn programming.  I decided to go with Haskell, because it would
>    be an interesting experiment.
>    The experiment turned out to be very successful.

I suspect that most experiments in teaching programming languages with
one-to-one tuition are! If the guy had posted saying "Hey, I have a friend
who knows Haskell really well and wants to teach me" then I'd have said
that he should very seriously consider it.
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