Introduction to Functional Programming has 79 ratings and 8 reviews. Matthew said: Bird and Wadler (1st ed.) is one of two classic introductions to compu. I am a founding member of IFIP WG Functional Programming, and served as functional programming, by Simon Peyton Jones and Philip Wadler. . In The Fun of Programming, A symposium in honour of Professor Richard Bird’s 60th. for Imperative Functional Programming by Simon Peyton Jones and Philip Wadler. .. Richard Bird and Philip Wadler’s Introduction to Functional Programming.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Johan Linde rated it liked it Feb 21, Bird’s text goes much deeper on Haskell programming.

Tim Robinson rated it it was amazing Apr 02, Jewish calendar A request: I don’t know Miranda either, but Wikipedia disagrees with you, says it’s purely functional. I probably should read it again but If I recall well Monads and Lenses were not explicitly explained in book or course. Neil Campbell UG4blog. If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help centerplease edit the question.

Want to Read saving…. A paper describing the book appeared in SBMFand won the prize for best paper. Daouda Traore rated it really liked it Nov 30, In I met Philip Wadler, one of the authors, on the Joy progrxmming Coding conference where he kindly signed my copy of this book.


Apr 20, Matthew Chan rated it it was amazing. Richard Simpson Bird is a computer scientist.

Gaurav Kaul rated it really liked it Sep 23, Related to this I have seen interviews with Eric Meijer where he talked about preferring the first edition of this book because is was more conceptual and not Haskell specific. Look up some of his presentations on YouTube Ross Butler UG4blog.

And as far as I know, Miranda has very little adoption and Haskell has grown steadly over the years.

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John Liao rated it liked it Jun 07, My sugestion is learn the pure way, it is probaly the hardest but don’t take any shortcut with functional programming, that way you will never learn it as it’s finest. Bird and Wadler 1st ed. Many good questions generate some degree of opinion based on expert experience, but answers to this question will tend to be almost entirely based on opinions, rather than facts, references, or specific expertise.

The book can be dense at parts, and it is packed with information. I was a principal designer of Haskell.


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For me, this was a great book for learning Haskell. The blame calculusdeveloped with Robby FindlerJeremy Siekand Amal Ahmedintegrates different type systems via casts.

Mace Ousley rated it it was amazing Nov 04, Casts may mediate between dynamic and static types, or between simple and dependent types. The second edition is my favourite book on Haskell.

With Simon Marlow, I developed a type tool for Erlang. What was great about the treatment was that each new concept was introduced with little fanfare. I don’t remember Miranda very well but I think that is not purely functional, same as F and Scala. Books by Richard S. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. On the other hand the implications of Monadic computations are far-reaching.

Please read sections 2. Jan 15, Peteris Erins rated it liked it Birf Gilles Dubochet MSc blog. Types and Semantics of Programming Languages introductory video. Birv scope of alternatives and A modular theory of pronouns and binding by Simon Charlow cite my work on monads.