[Haskell] ANN: "Real World Haskell", now shipping

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Wed Nov 26 12:11:34 EST 2008

I'd love it if people took a photo of the book arriving.
With enough photos , I could put together a gallery of Haskell around
the world :-)

Here's my copy arriving last night,


And Dino's digital version,


Drop me a line with a photo of yours arriving, and your location, and
I'll add it to the gallery.


>    Mine arrives in two days; I can't wait!  :)
>    Thanks for all your hard work, and to all the members of the community
>    which provided comments/suggestions to improve the book.
>    __
>    Donnie Jones
>    On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 12:15 AM, Bryan O'Sullivan <[1]bos at serpentine.com>
>    wrote:
>      Good evening -
>      John Goerzen, Don Stewart and I are delighted to announce the
>      availability of our book, "Real World Haskell". It is 710 pages long,
>      and published by O'Reilly Media.
>      This is the first book to comprehensively cover modern Haskell
>      programming. From an introduction to functional programming, it
>      focuses on teaching through many worked examples. We discuss the
>      "awkward squad" of I/O, concurrency, and exceptions. We cover network
>      programming, databases, and system hacking. We motivate and work with
>      monoids, applicative functors, monads, and monad transformers. We show
>      you how to debug code, and how to ship well-tested software.
>      Better yet, the book is available under a Creative Commons license, so
>      you can read as much of it as you please before you buy:
>      [2]http://book.realworldhaskell.org/ We developed this book with the
>      enthusiastic and voluble support of the Haskell community, and we are
>      proud to share our work in a fashion that will help newcomers to our
>      field.
>      And best of all, if you order now (at least in North America), you can
>      have a copy of the book in your hands in a matter of days.
>      Thank you from all of us to our friends in the Haskell world who have
>      been so generous with their feedback and kind words!
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