Learn functional programming in Haskell from a college professor with over 30 years of teaching experience.
This book presents an introduction to functional programming in Haskell. As a purely functional language, Haskell supports the development of programs that consist of cooperating functions and data types. Topics include numeric, text, and list processing, in applications ranging from the simple to the complex. The reader will learn how to write code that is joyful to read and easy to verify. For experienced programmers who want to learn a new way of doing things, or beginners who want the challenge of learning to code in a strict and safe programming environment.
Brief Table of Contents
Part I. Basic Computations: Data Types, Expressions, and Function Applications
Part II. Basic Data Structures: Lists, Strings, and Tuples
Part III. Functions as Data: Higher-Order Functions and Function-Level Operators
Part IV. Creating New Data Types
Part V. Generic Data Types and Type Classes
Part VI. Interacting with the World: Terminal I/O and Files