Haskell Fundamentals Training Course

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Duration Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Familiarity with at least one other programming language. Programming experience.

Overview Overview

This course covers the basics of Haskell programming language.

The course introduces the ideas of Functional Programming and teaches the essential concepts of it, and by this introduces the student to the Haskell programming language. The course explores the fundamental differences with imperative programming and teaches the skill of thinking functionally.

Students should expect to learn all the necessary tools and concepts to start writing and understanding simple Haskell programs.

Course Outline Course Outline

Introduction to Haskell

  • Platform and tools
  • Hello World program
  • A bit of history

Haskell syntax

  • Functions
  • Case distinction and pattern matching
  • Layout (indentation)
  • Control structures (if, case, let, where)

Type system

  • Basic types
  • Simple function types
  • Polymorphism
  • Higher order functions
  • Custom types
  • Numbers in Haskell
  • Type classes

Building programs

  • IO handling
  • Module system
  • Packages and libraries
  • Compiling applications

Examples and case studies

  • Eight queens puzzle in Haskell
  • Dynamic programming and memoization in Haskell
  • Simplified parsing of CSV files
  • An HTTP client

Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From 2705EUR
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From 3140EUR
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 2705EUR 3140EUR
2 1718EUR 1910EUR
3 1388EUR 1500EUR
4 1224EUR 1295EUR
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VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote/Classroom]
BaselFri, 2016-11-11 08:002355EUR / 2705EUR
BernThu, 2016-11-17 09:303140EUR / 3640EUR
ZürichThu, 2016-12-22 09:303140EUR / 3640EUR

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