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The four instead of five stars is because, unfor I highly recommend the book to anybody looking for a solid base of vird programming theory. Read the first e Bird and Wadler 1st ed. Dmitry Paramonov rated it it was amazing Aug 03, All in all, it is an excellent book with which to hone theory, and for that I can’t recommend it enough.
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Edzo rated it it was amazing Jul 02, For more practical matters, I’d recommend Haskell Programming: The book can be dense at parts, and it is packed with information. Hardcoverpages. Julie Harmon rated it it was amazing Mar 24, Comprehensive, readable, and demanding. Bird and Wadler 1st ed. On the other hand the implications of Monadic computations are far-reaching. There are new chapters on program optimisation, abstract data After the success of the first edition, Introduction to Functional Programming using Haskell has been thoroughly updated functioanl revised to provide a complete grounding in the principles and techniques of programming with functions.
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One of the most inspiring CS book I’ve ever read. Thanks for telling us about inttroduction problem. The focus is mainly on the theoretical side, being many of the exercises proofs. To ask other readers questions about Introduction to Functional Programmingplease sign up.
John Liao rated it liked it Jun 07, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Nowadays probably Haskell would be used. And Miranda although outdated can still be run if you have something that run [1st Edition]Was a freshman year textbook used fir introducing Functional Programming at the Computer Science department at the University of Twente in It presents a simple model of evaluation, discusses efficiency e.
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The four instead of five stars is because, unfortunately, it is not as self-contained as it claims to be, and some of the exercises can’t be tackled with only the introduction to the topic given by the author. As a strong point, the technique of gird specification and derivation by inverse functions is elegantly described, easily mechanized, and of lasting value. No trivia or quizzes yet.
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I can understand that as well. Michael rated it it was amazing Mar 17, Jun 18, Karl rated it really liked it Shelves: There are other authors named Richard Bird: Lots of rigorous proofs and great discussion of things like strictness and bottom values.
I probably should read it again but If I recall well Monads and Lenses were not explicitly explained in book or course. Pepe rated it it was amazing Nov 07, Open Preview See a Problem? Tom rated it really liked it Aug 04, Bjrd 15, Peteris Erins rated it liked it Shelves: The point this book makes is that progressing throug For me, this was a great book for learning Haskell.
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The second edition uses the popular language Haskell to express functional programs. There are new chapters on program optimisation, abstract datatypes in a functional setting, and programming in a monadic style. After the success of the first edition, Introduction to Functional Programming using Haskell has been thoroughly updated and revised to provide a complete grounding in the principles and techniques of programming with functions.
Tim Robinson rated it it was amazing Apr 02, Read the first edition, since subsequent editions are rewritten more funvtional the “programming language overview” style.