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Must do a quick reread. Read the first edition, since subsequent editions are rewritten more in the “programming language overview” style. Shreedhar Kotekar rated it really liked it May 05, Jun 18, Karl rated it really liked it Shelves: Daouda Traore rated it really liked it Nov 30, All in all, it is an excellent book with which to hone theory, and for that I can’t recommend it enough.
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 and revised to provide a complete grounding in the principles and ptogramming of programming with functions.
This all said, this is a great book on functional programming and Haskell.
For more practical matters, I’d recommend Haskell Programming: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Hardcoverpages. Introoduction rated it really liked it Feb 01, However, the use of explicit partial computations and lazy evaluation makes it harder to follow examples, and complicates the program cost model and proofs by structural induction.
It was released before the Haskell 98 report was finished, and we are already using the Haskell report, while a new one is in the making.
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The four instead of five stars is finctional, unfortunately, it is not as self-contained as it claims to be, and some of the exercises can’t be biird with only the introduction to the introudction given by the author.
Language-agnostic to the extent that most code can be easily translated to most modern functional programming languages. Same guy who also brought you generics with type erasure in Java. Chris rated it really liked it Dec 07, The book can be dense at parts, and it is packed with information.
Mace Ousley rated it it was amazing Nov 04, The second edition uses the popular language Haskell to express functional programs. Published by Prentice Hall first published January 1st It presents a simple model of evaluation, discusses efficiency e. Open Preview See a Problem?
Introduction to Functional Programming by Richard S. Bird
Edzo rated it it was amazing Jul 02, Tom rated it really liked it Aug 04, The focus is mainly on the theoretical side, being many of the exercises proofs. Tim Robinson rated it it was amazing Apr 02, Gaurav Kaul rated it really liked it Sep 23, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Andreas Meingast rated it really liked it Apr 14, Introduction to Functional Programming by Richard S. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Look up some of his presentations prgoramming YouTube Bar Shirtcliff rated it really liked it Feb 14, Bird and Wadler 1st ed.
Lots of rigorous proofs and great discussion of things like strictness and bottom values.