[Haskell-cafe] Haskell Cookbook?

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Tue Jan 30 20:14:47 EST 2007

> So I'm picking up Haskell bit by bit, and I found the code examples
> transpiring here most useful.  Reflecting why it's harder to pick up
> Haskell than say Ruby or Python, here's what I found -- those
> languages deal with a typical domain available to any programmer --
> his own computer/system/shell.  The artifacts are files, directories,
> timestamps, etc.  The stuff every programmer understands in their
> sleep.  APIs.  So I loved the shell-script beautification thread.
> That's how I learn about new modules and their functions -- as use
> cases.
> I also found some pieces of Haskell strewn around people's websites,
> blogs, forums; even at paste.lisp.org.  I'm gathering them for my own
> purpose and trying to compile and run them.

That reminds me, there's lots of very nice code on Haskell paste,


You could dump a lot of that into a cookbook, almost.

-- Don

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