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Tom rated it really liked it Aug 04, Chris rated it really liked it Dec 07, In I met Philip Wadler, one of the authors, on the Joy of Coding conference where he kindly signed my copy of this book. Nowadays probably Haskell would be used. Pepe rated it it was amazing Nov 07, Related to this I have seen programmming with Eric Meijer where he talked about preferring the first edition of this book because is was more conceptual and not Haskell specific.
Tim Robinson rated it it was amazing Apr 02, Still a good book.
Introduction to Functional Programming
I have started reading the first book as a PDF and can see his point. Sep 09, Hans rated it really liked it. Bird and Wadler 1st ed.
And Miranda although outdated can still be run if you have something that run [1st Edition]Was a freshman year textbook functioanl fir introducing Functional Programming at protramming Computer Science department at the University of Twente in Gaurav Kaul rated it really liked it Sep 23, The point this book makes is that progressing throug For me, this was a great book for learning Haskell. It was released before the Haskell 98 report was finished, and go are already using the Haskell report, while a new one is in the making.
Read the first e Bird and Wadler 1st ed.
Return to Book Page. Trivia About Introduction to F I probably should read it again but If I recall well Monads and Lenses were not explicitly explained in book or course. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Published by Prentice Hall first published January 1st However, the use of explicit partial computations and lazy evaluation makes it harder to follow examples, and complicates the program cost introeuction and proofs by structural induction. Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Functional Programming.
Want to Read saving…. All in all, it is an excellent book with which to hone theory, and for that I can’t recommend it enough. Michael rated it it was amazing Mar 17, Introduction to Functional Programming by Richard S.
After the success of the first edition, Introduction to Functional Programming using Haskell has been thoroughly updated and revised to provide a wdaler grounding in the principles and techniques of programming with functions.
Look up some of his presentations on YouTube Must do a quick reread. Lots of rigorous proofs and great discussion of things like strictness and bottom values.
The four instead of five stars is because, unfor I highly recommend the book to anybody looking for a solid base of functional programming theory. 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.
Introduction to Functional Programming by Richard S. Bird
One of the most inspiring CS book I’ve ever read. As a strong point, the technique of program specification and derivation by inverse functions is elegantly described, easily mechanized, and of lasting value.
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 progrramming be tackled with only the introduction to the topic given by the author. And Miranda although outdated can still be run if you have something that runs Solaris Ilumnios.
I highly recommend the book to anybody looking for a solid base of functional programming theory. That said, SICP is a comprehensive overview of the essence of computer functionak 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.
In the popular literature about Haskell a lot of digital ink is spilled over Monads, but really they’re no big deal conceptually.
Sep 10, Chiqing Zhang rated it it was amazing. Same guy who also brought you generics with type erasure in Java.
The point this book makes is that progressing through a well-formulated pedagogy one can absorb Monads as easily as one can absorb Sets. Dmitry Paramonov rated it it was amazing Aug 03, The focus is mainly on the theoretical side, being many of the exercises proofs.
Books by Richard S. The second edition uses the popular language Haskell to express functional programs.
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