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Reflection on Brent Yorgey's Haskell Class

Posted on December 13, 2015 | Topics:


I have just finished working through Brent Yorgeys Haskell class. Although I skipped one week on I/O, or rather I switched to some other exercises, because I disliked that particular assignment, I have to say this is probably the best free Haskell guide for beginners on the Internet.

1. Roadmap

Fig. 1 | Commit graph

2. Highlights:

[] the essence of Applicative programming: computations have a fixed structure, given by the pure function, and a sequence of subcomputations, given by the effectful arguments.

McBride & Paterson

3. Next step:

Im pretty happy with my progress at the moment. Next week I will follow the instructions in Write yourself a Scheme in 48 hours and then, maybe next month, finally write my own SQL parser for a project I have been dreaming of.

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