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Chris rated it really liked it Dec 07, 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. I probably should read it again but If I recall well Monads and Lenses were not explicitly explained in book or course.

The book is self-contained, assuming no prior knowledge of programming and is suitable as an introductory undergraduate text for first- or second-year students. It presents functionak simple model of evaluation, discusses efficiency e.

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 functiknal of programming with functions. As a strong point, the technique of program specification and derivation by inverse functions is elegantly described, easily mechanized, and of lasting value.


Introduction to Functional Programming by Richard S. Bird

Daniel rated it really liked programminf Feb 01, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Julie Harmon rated it it was amazing Mar 24, As in the first edition, there is an emphasis on the fundamental techniques for reasoning about functional programs, and for deriving them systematically from their specifications. Lists with This Book.

Sep 10, Chiqing Zhang rated it it was amazing. Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Functional Programming. On the other hand the implications of Monadic computations are far-reaching. Books by Richard S.

Eduardo rated it really liked it Jul 13, Introduction to Functional Programming by Richard S. In I met Philip Wadler, one of the authors, on the Joy of Coding conference where he kindly signed my copy of this book.

Introduction to Functional Programming

Jun 18, Karl rated it really liked it Shelves: Dmitry Paramonov rated it it was amazing Aug 03, This all said, this is a great book prograkming functional programming and Haskell. Daouda Traore rated it really liked it Nov 30, If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. Comprehensive, readable, and demanding. Shreedhar Kotekar rated it really liked it May 05, Pepe rated it it was amazing Nov 07, Trivia About Introduction to F I highly recommend the book to anybody looking for a solid base of functional programming theory.

There are other authors named Richard Bird: Edzo rated it it was amazing Jul 02, Adolfo rated it liked it Jun 04, Mace Ousley rated it it was amazing Nov 04, There are complete new case studies, and many new exercises. Gaurav Kaul rated it really liked it Sep 23, The second edition functioal the popular language Haskell to express functional programs. The point this book makes is that progressing through a well-formulated pedagogy one can absorb Monads as easily as one can absorb Sets.


For me, this was a great book for learning Haskell. Jan 15, Peteris Erins rated it liked it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

No trivia or quizzes yet. John Liao rated it liked it Jun 07, Thanks for telling us about the problem. What was great about the treatment was that each new concept was introduced with little fanfare.

Of course, more recent topics like idioms applicative functors aren’t touched upon. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To ask other readers questions about Introduction to Functional Programmingplease sign up. Tom rated it really liked it Aug 04, That said, SICP is a comprehensive overview of the essence of computer science narrated using Scheme and functional programming, while Bird and Wadler is a tutorial in functional abstractions and type-directed programming through Miranda, a precursor to Haskell.