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This book served its purpose for me very well.
Again, this is the best introduction I've found to Haskell, and its general approach would make it an excellent introduction to programming in general.
If you want to learn to program and want to do it Haskell -- which will teach you wonderful good habits -- this is a good choice.
I had high hopes for this book, on the surface it seems very promising, but in practice it has serious drawbacks. Read morePublished 9 days ago by EvX
This is a fantastic introduction to both Haskell and functional programming in general. I highly recommend it.Published 12 days ago by Brad Bow
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 5 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 15 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 19 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 Kindle 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