[Haskell-cafe] If you haven't bought any of Knuth's fascicles
yet, this is definitely the one to get. Bitwise Tricks & Techniques
mightybyte at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 18:30:31 EST 2009
I can't compare it with Knuth's fascicle, but the FXT book (linked to
from http://www.jjj.de/fxt/) has a whole chapter on bit wizardry and
is another excellent resource along these lines.
On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 6:22 PM, Casey Hawthorne <caseyh at istar.ca> wrote:
> If you haven't bought any of Knuth's fascicles yet, this is definitely
> the one to get.
> "The Art of Computer Programming: Volume 4
> Bitwise Tricks & Techniques
> Binary Decision Diagrams"
> Fascicle 1
> Donald E. Knuth
> Describes basic "broadword" operations and an important class of data
> structures that can make computer programs run dozens - even thousands
> - of times faster.
> I started a Haskell program using bitwise operations and then
> discarded them thinking them to low level.
> I think one of the dangers of Haskell, is that I get carried away with
> medium and high level abstractions and think "everything" MUST be done
> that way.
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