Learning Haskell and FP

Karl M. Syring syring@email.com
Wed, 3 Jan 2001 08:53:21 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: haskell-admin@haskell.org [mailto:haskell-admin@haskell.org]On
> Behalf Of Ketil Malde
> Sent: Wednesday, January 03, 2001 8:28 AM
> To: George Russell
> Cc: paul.hudak@yale.edu; i r thomas; haskell@haskell.org
> Subject: Re: Learning Haskell and FP
> George Russell <ger@tzi.de> writes:
> > I think Paul is being unduly modest.  I found it very useful
> when I first learnt
> > Haskell.  But I did already know ML, so maybe the "Gentle
> Introduction" would be
> > harder going for someone who didn't know anything about
> functional programming.
> Mind if I "me too" a bit?  I had just read the SICP, and I too found
> that the Gentle Introduction served well as an introduction to the
> Haskell syntax.  I think it'd be fine if the title were a bit less
> ambitious - it isn't really aimed at the novice, I think.
> It's been a while since I read it tho'

If you start out with zero knowledge in functional programming, as I do, the
GITH is really not very helpful. I have found the Clean tutorial
(cleanBookI.pdf) a good place to get my feet wet. Now, I gently try to move

Karl M. Syring

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