[Haskell-cafe] Good Haskell introduction for an Ocaml programmer?

Brian Hurt bhurt at spnz.org
Tue Dec 12 07:39:41 EST 2006

Greetings, all.  I'm an experienced Ocaml programmer, looking to broaden 
my horizons yet further and pick up Haskell, and I'm wondering if there's 
a good introduction to Haskell for me.  I have Simon Thompson's "Haskell: 
The Craft of Functional Programming", which isn't a bad book, but I'm 
something of a special case.  I'm already familiar with and comfortable 
with a lot of concepts which are new to your average C++/Java programmer- 
things like symbolic computation and recursion as looping and applicative 
data structures.  So churning through introductions to these concepts 
looking for the rare nugget of new information is, well, kinda boring.  On 
the other hand there are a lot of Haskell concepts I'm not comfortable 
with, like monads.

So I was wondering if there was a better introduction for me out there? 
I'm willing to pay for a book or read something online, whichever.


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