[Haskell-cafe] Haskell & monads for newbies
andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Sat Jul 14 19:27:19 EDT 2007
Claus Reinke wrote:
> teachers and tutorials making a fuss about some concept is the surest
> way to guarantee that learners will find that concept difficult
Definitely has a ring of truth to it...
> the monadic interface gives you two operations, one to throw
> things into a monad thing, and one to chain two monad things
...and *that* is quite possibly the simplest and clearest way to explain
just what a monad is.
Explaning why this is useful for anything takes a little longer. ;-)
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