[Haskell-cafe] Re: about Haskell code written to be "too smart"

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at libero.it
Wed Mar 25 08:28:12 EDT 2009

Heinrich Apfelmus ha scritto:
> Manlio Perillo wrote:
>> Conal Elliott ha scritto:
>>> Manlio,
>>> We live in the age of participation -- of co-education.  Don't worry
>>> about text-books.  Contribute to some wiki pages & blogs today that
>>> share these smart techniques with others.
>> When I started learning Haskell (by my initiative), what I did was:
>> [steps 1) - 9), mostly internet tutorials ]
> I think you'd have had a much easier time by starting with a proper book
> right away, like Richard Bird's "Introduction to Functional Programming
> in Haskell", accompanied by Real World Haskell. 

Unfortunately, one year ago Real World Haskell was not here.
And note that I have no problems with basic functional programming concepts.
My problems are specific to Haskell.

> You see, the reason that
> books cost money is (should be) high quality content. :)


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