[Haskell-cafe] Best book/tutorial on category theory and its applications

Dan Piponi dpiponi at gmail.com
Mon Jul 28 16:40:51 EDT 2008

fero asked:

> Hi,
> I would like to buy some booke on category theory and its applications. Can
> you recommend me the best?

I got a lot out of Basic Category Theory for Computer Scientists by
Benjamin C. Pierce. Short and with examples biased towards CS. No
monads but it covers the essentials with F-algebras as a bonus.
Finishes with some extended CS-motivated examples.

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