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Re^3: Recommendations for a self-taught Perl programmer

by geekondemand (Scribe)
on Nov 17, 2006 at 20:10 UTC ( #584786=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Recommendations for a self-taught Perl programmer
in thread Recommendations for a self-taught Perl programmer

I concur that Higher Order Perl is a great resource and that learning to program in a suitably different language like Haskell can also be very useful.

I've found a nice little book that works through lots of Computer Science/Discrete Math stuff while introducing Haskell. It's The Haskell Road to Logic, Maths and Programming by Doets and van Eijk. A very nice little intro to functional programming and haskell, and a very nice companion to HOP, IMHO. Sort of kills two birds with one stone (intro to discrete math, functional programming, and another programming language)... wait that's three birds... oh well!

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