[Haskell-beginners] Resources to learn functional programming
lorcan at lorcanmcdonald.com
Thu Aug 2 00:15:01 CEST 2012
The books mentioned are great, but the resource that finally made the
concept of higher order functions concrete for me years ago was Joel
Spolsky's article on MapReduce "Can Your Programming Language Do
This?" (http://www.joelonsoftware.com/items/2006/08/01.html). The
to worry about.
On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 10:38 PM, David Hinkes <david.hinkes at gmail.com> wrote:
> I started with these two resources. I'd suggest beginning with "Learn You a
> Haskell (for great good)." It's really great.
> On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 2:23 PM, Tim Perry <tim.v2.0 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think that you should work your way through "Real World Haskell" which
>> is available free online. I thought it was worth-while enough that I bought
>> the book and I regularly refer to it.
>> Learn you a Haskell for Great Good is also a worth-while book.
>> Good luck,
>> On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 1:53 PM, Homero Cardoso de Almeida
>> <homerocda at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi everyone,
>>> I'm fairly new to Haskell. I'm trying to learn it, but got stuck when i
>>> reached high-order functions. I understand what they are, but I cannot wrap
>>> my head on how they work, how to use them, and such. It seems so abstract to
>>> me. I tried to move on past it, but it only got harder and harder.
>>> Looks like I have problems learning functional programming. Do you have
>>> any good resources to learn functional programming? I am a decent C++
>>> Homero Cardoso de Almeida
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