[Haskell] ANN: Try Haskell! An interactive tutorial in your browser

Hector Guilarte hectorg87 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 28 19:21:28 EST 2010


I tried it and it worked perfectly, however I tried it again 45 minutes
later (about 15 minutes ago) and when I pressed Enter nothing happened. I
couldn't enter any expressions. The only expression I could enter was help


On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 6:18 PM, Benjamin L. Russell <DekuDekuplex at yahoo.com
> wrote:

> According to the top page of HaskellWiki (see http://www.haskell.org/)
> (under "February 2010" under "1 Headlines"), there is an alpha version
> of a new interactive, online Haskell interpreter entitled "Try Haskell!"
> at http://tryhaskell.org/.
> The top panel of the page features an interactive interpreter, while the
> bottom panel features a text tutorial.  The user types in commands
> in the top panel according to the text tutorial, and the interpreter
> responds with output.  There is also a "Reset" button in the upper right
> corner of the tool which resets the state of both panels to the default
> state.
> I just tried it out, and it appears to have been completed up to Lesson
> 3.  So far, it apparently teaches up to lists.  It was fun to try out.
> This tutorial somehow reminded me of an interactive Scheme tutorial,
> "Lists And Lists," copyrighted in 1996 by Andrew Plotkin, at
> http://parchment.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/parchment.html?story=http://parchment.toolness.com/if-archive/games/zcode/lists.z5.js
> .
> That tutorial was arranged in the style of an adventure game, while this
> tutorial is more similar to a very similar Ruby tutorial, "try ruby! (in
> your browser)" at http://TryRuby.org/.
> It could be fun if somebody could come up with a Haskell version of
> the above-mentioned"Lists And Lists," which also includes a text-based
> Scheme reference on the virtual computer within the adventure game.
> -- Benjamin L. Russell
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