[Haskell-cafe] What is your favourite Haskell "aha" moment?

Stefan Monnier monnier at iro.umontreal.ca
Wed Jul 11 14:14:16 UTC 2018

> In a few weeks I'm giving a talk to a bunch of genomics folk at the Sanger
> Institute<https://www.sanger.ac.uk/> about Haskell.   They do lots of
> programming, but they aren't computer scientists.
> I can tell them plenty about Haskell, but I'm ill-equipped to answer the
> main question in their minds: why should I even care about Haskell?  I'm too
> much of a biased witness.

I don't much like the monad solution for side-effects, but if those guys
might have some knowledge of the horror of concurrent programming with
locks, the STM system would be a good candidate.


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