[Haskell-cafe] practice problems?

Tamas K Papp tpapp at Princeton.EDU
Sun Sep 3 05:02:31 EDT 2006

On Sun, Sep 03, 2006 at 12:47:45PM +0400, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> Hello Tamas,
> Sunday, September 3, 2006, 12:15:48 PM, you wrote:
> > I am looking for small to medium sized practice problems, preferably
> > with solutions.  Hal Daume's tutorial had some good one-liners (eg
> > rewrite something point-free) but I am looking for something which
> > would take 1-3 hours for a newbie, and then I could look at a solution
> not exactly that you ask but i recommend you "hitchhikers guide" and
> "implementing Scheme in 48 hours" as an interesting mini-books for
> "advanced newbie". look at "books and tutorials" page
> i also suggest you to start write some library. there is enough useful
> libs that are still bnot implemented because lack of time (and
> insterest in such simple code) on side of more experienced
> programmers. i once proposed you to write strings library, another
> interesting and useful thing will be gzip/bzip2-lib bindings


I would be happy to write a strings library, I just don't know that it
is supposed to do... (I have no CS education, only math/economics).
If you show me the specifications or documentation in another
language, I would write one as practice.



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