[Haskell-cafe] Haskell Related Reading

Paulo Tanimoto tanimoto at arizona.edu
Sun Jun 29 12:52:05 EDT 2008

If I understand correctly, Darrin is looking for a resource explaining
the notation used in the paper by Meijer et al.  But thanks for the
mirror.  : )

Although I don't think this will have everything, you can try this one:

If you check the website of the authors (of the Bananas paper), one of
them has some lecture notes with some useful information too.



2008/6/29 Marc A. Ziegert <coeus at gmx.de>:
> i think, you are looking for this paper:
> "Functional programming with bananas, lenses, envelopes and barbed wire"
> <http://citeseer.ist.psu.edu/meijer91functional.html>
> atm, the link is broken or server offline. so here is another reference...
> <http://doc.utwente.nl/56289/>
> the paper is pretty cool, but it has nothing to do with arrows, monads or haskell-arrows.
> for those, i don't know any paper.
> - marc
> Am Samstag, 28. Juni 2008 schrieb Darrin Thompson:
>> I have a trip coming up and might have some reading time. I was hoping to
>> get through some of the classics, bananas and lenses, the essence, etc.
>> So I have a few questions:
>> Bananas and lenses et. al. uses some notation that I don't understand right
>> out of the gate. Is there a good primer on whatever that brand of double
>> bars and arrows means?
>> The essense of functional programming looks good, I could understand it when
>> I skimmed it but can I print it out on US letter? The PDF at citeseer was
>> aligned badly. (Essece seemed like a fabulous intro or chapter 2 on getting
>> used to monads. Better than most stuff on the web. Funny that...)
>> I'm also interested in FRP as it might relate to web programming. Anyone
>> have a recommendation?
>> --
>> Darrin
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