Archive for February, 2007

Chapter 1 of Hudak's "Haskell School of Expression"

Chapter 1 of Hudak's "Haskell School of Expression" is "Problem Solving, Programming and Calculation".It's an introductory chapter, which has just enough on computation to serve as an introduction to someone coming to Haskell as their first programming language (eeeek!)  It's also got a lot of good stuff, so it's worth not skipping even if you […]

On learning Haskell

Haskell recently became trendy in the Perl community after Audrey Tangprototyped a compiler for Perl 6 at an incredible pace.  With this levelof interest, and the frequent exhortation to "learn a new programminglanguage every year", I decided to learn it. It's slightly more difficult than it sounds.  Occasionally you hearpeople saying that Haskell is easy […]