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C9 Lectures: Dr. Erik Meijer  Functional Programming Fundamentals, Chapter 1 of 13
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(66)Welcome to a new technical series on Channel 9 folded into a different kind of 9 format: C9 Lectures. These are what you think they are, lectures. They are not conversational in nature (like most of what you're used to on 9), but rather these pieces are entirely focused on education, coming to you… 
Simon PeytonJones and John Hughes  It's Raining Haskell
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(10)Ever wonder what would happen if you happened upon Simon PeytonJones, author of the Glasgow Haskell Compiler (GHC) and a key contributor to the Haskell functional programming language, and John Hughes, fellow Haskellite, computer scientist, creator of QuickCheck, and author of the landmark paper,… 
C9 Lectures: Dr. Erik Meijer  Functional Programming Fundamentals, Chapter 2 of 13
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(42)In Chapter 2, Dr. Meijer introduces Haskell syntax and notation (via a Haskell implementation called Hugs, to be precise, which is based on Haskell 98) and we learn about the Haskell syntax that represents the fundamental construct of functional programming:functions. It's not like you're used to in… 
C9 Lectures: Dr. Erik Meijer  Functional Programming Fundamentals Chapter 13 of 13
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(13)Well, my friends, the day has arrived. For thirteen weeks, you have been provided all the conceptual tools to take the leap into the deep end of the functional programming pool and float safely. The great Dr. Erik Meijer has generously given his value time to teach us the fundamentals as delivered… 
C9 Lectures: Dr. Ralf Lämmel  Going Bananas
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(5)Dr. Ralf Lämmel returns for an exploration of folds, aka bananas. This is lecture 5 in his C9 Lecture series covering advanced functional programming topics. Welcome back, Ralf! We're so happy to have you here! Why bananas, Ralf? Banana is functional programming slang for "fold"—an… 
C9 Lectures: Dr. Erik Meijer  Functional Programming Fundamentals, Chapter 3 of 13
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(18)In Chapter 3, Dr. Meijer explores types and classes in Haskell. A type is a collection of related values and in Haskell every wellformed expression has a type. Using type inference, these types are automatically calculated at run time. Ifexpression e returns a type t, then e is of type t, e :: t. A… 
C9 Lectures: Dr. Erik Meijer  Functional Programming Fundamentals Chapter 8 of 13
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(11)In Chapter 8, Functional Parsers, it's all about parsing and parsers. A parser is a program that analyses a piece of text to determine its syntactic structure. In a functional language such as Haskell, parsers can naturallybe viewed as functions. type Parser = String > TreeA parser is a… 
C9 Lectures: Dr. Erik Meijer  Functional Programming Fundamentals Chapter 9 of 13
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(11)In Chapter 9, Interactive Programs, Dr. Meijer will teach us how to make programs in Haskell that are sideeffecting:interactive. Haskell programs are pure mathematical functions with no side effects. That said, you want to be able to write Haskell programs that can read input from the keyboard and… 
C9 Lectures: Dr. Erik Meijer  Functional Programming Fundamentals Chapter 5 of 13
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(21)In Chapter 5, Dr. Meijer introduces and digs into List Comprehensions. In mathematics, comprehension notation is used to construct new sets from old sets. In Haskell, you can create new lists from old lists using a similarcomprehension syntax:[x^2  x < [1..5]]The above notation represents the… 
C9 Lectures: Graham Hutton  How To Be More Productive
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(6)It's been far too long since we've had some meaty functional programming content on C9. Luckily, none other than Graham Hutton dropped off a present on our doorstep! Dr. Hutton graciously provided Channel 9 with his latest selffilmed lecture—thank you, Graham! We're honored. This is certainly a…