[Haskell-cafe] New edition of "Programming in Haskell"

Graham Hutton Graham.Hutton at nottingham.ac.uk
Thu Sep 1 08:58:54 UTC 2016

Dear all,

I'm delighted to announce that the new edition of "Programming in
Haskell" is now available!  Further details are provided below,
and are also available from: http://tinyurl.com/hnfjdgc.

Best wishes,




Programming in Haskell - 2nd Edition

Graham Hutton, University of Nottingham

Cambridge University Press, 1st September 2016

320 pages, 120 exercises, ISBN 9781316626221




Haskell is a purely functional language that allows programmers
to rapidly develop clear, concise, and correct software.  The
language has grown in popularity in recent years, both in teaching
and in industry.  This book is based on the author's experience
of teaching Haskell for more than twenty years.  All concepts
are explained from first principles and no programming experience
is required, making this book accessible to a broad spectrum
of readers.  While Part I focuses on basic concepts, Part II
introduces the reader to more advanced topics.

This new edition has been extensively updated and expanded to
include recent and more advanced features of Haskell, new examples
and exercises, selected solutions, and freely downloadable lecture
slides and example code.  The presentation is clean and simple,
while also being fully compliant with the latest version of
the language, including recent changes concerning applicative,
monadic, foldable, and traversable types.



Part I. Basic Concepts:
1. Introduction
2. First steps
3. Types and classes
4. Defining functions
5. List comprehensions
6. Recursive functions
7. Higher-order functions
8. Declaring types and classes
9. The countdown problem
Part II. Going Further:
10. Interactive programming
11. Unbeatable tic-tac-toe
12. Monads and more
13. Monadic parsing
14. Foldables and friends
15. Lazy evaluation
16. Reasoning about programs
17. Calculating compilers
Appendix A. Selected solutions
Appendix B. Standard prelude



Graham Hutton is Professor of Computer Science at the University
of Nottingham.  He has taught Haskell to thousands of students
and received numerous best lecturer awards.  Hutton has served as
an editor of the Journal of Functional Programming, Chair of the
Haskell Symposium and the International Conference on Functional
Programming, and Vice-Chair of the ACM Special Interest Group on
Programming Languages, and he is an ACM Distinguished Scientist.


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