This book just scratches the surface of Haskell, but is a great introduction.
Few instructional books clearly explain their subject matter, and fewer still make that subject matter a tasty treat to be savored.
Hutton's book is an excellent introduction for programmers approaching Haskell for the first time.
I chose this book to teach a few bright high-schoolers this summer. It's mostly full-time (40 hrs/week) self-study with short daily lectures (about 1/2 hour). Read morePublished 2 months ago by M. Davis
I really bought this book because it was a "requirement" for one of my computer science courses. It's really more of a reference than an actual programming book. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Roel Orduno
I used this book in conjunction with "Learn You a Haskell for Great Good!" and found it to be a good compliment to learning Haskell. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Ken
I am a first year Computer Science Student. I found this book frustrating to an extreme! The author regularly makes use of pseudo code which often left me feeling confused about... Read morePublished on December 14, 2011 by CSStudent
Hutton is a well-known and respected authority on Haskell. This book is a very clear introduction to the essentials of Haskell: if I had to pick one book to recommend, for... Read morePublished on February 12, 2011 by Amazon Customer
If you're looking for a book to walk you through haskell and provide slides to students and instructors online, this book is great. Read morePublished on August 5, 2010 by ribaldry
Programming in Haskell by Graham Hutton is a great introduction to Haskell. Hutton gets into Haskell without complicating the subject. The book is just 184 pages. Read morePublished on January 19, 2010 by V. A. Raghavan
"Programming in Haskell" is among the most elegant computer language books I've read, and it will go on my shelf next to The Little Schemer and Godel, Escher, Bach. Read morePublished on September 5, 2009 by Braddock Gaskill