Introduction to Functional Programming using Haskell
We will be spending the day learning the fundamentals of Functional Programming (FP) using the Haskell programming language. The exercise material will be a condensed selection of the NICTA/course which is regularly held in Australia over three days.
This one day session is targeted to experienced industry programmers who are looking to break into Functional Programming and develop the rudimentary skills and techniques that enable continued independent study. A refresher on Haskell syntax will be provided, however, it is highly recommended to practice with the syntax and development tools prior to obtain the best outcome for the day.
You will be required to bring a suitable development machine (portable) for working through the exercises. You will also need to install Glasgow Haskell Compiler (http://www.haskell.org/ghc/) version 7.8 or higher on that machine prior to the day.
Outline/Structure of the Workshop
instance Functor List
instance Functor Optional
instance Functor ((->) t)
instance Functor void
instance Applicative List
instance Applicative Optional
instance Applicative ((->) t)
Participants should expect to achieve a thorough introductory understanding of the meaning and practical applications of FP.
Experienced industry programmers with interest in FP
Prerequisites for Attendees
It is highly recommended to practice with the syntax and development tools prior to obtain the best outcome for the day.
For this purpose attendees can read and follow the Getting Started section of the online course.
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