This book avoids jargon and heavy functional programming theory in favor of 43 easy-to-follow lessons in which author Will Kurt illustrates learning Haskell by doing it. The short lessons, examples, and exercises guide the reader through writing and testing programs and custom Haskell modules to learn to use Haskell in the everyday world.


Author: Will Kurt
Publisher: Manning
Date: April 2018
Pages: 616
ISBN: 978-1617293764
Print: 1617293768
eBook: Free with print title
Audience: developers wanting to learn Haskell
Level: Intermediate
Category: Other Languages




  • Thinking in Haskell
  • Functional programming basics
  • Programming in types
  • Real-world applications for Haskell


Field Guide to Hadoop

Authors: Kevin Sitto & Marshall Presser
Publisher: O’Reilly
Pages: 132
ISBN: 978-1491947937
Print: 1491947934
Kindle: B00U6P2Q9M
Audience: Managers, architects and developers new to Hadoop
Rating: 4.7
Reviewer: Ian Stirk    This slim book sets out to provide an up-to-date overview of Hadoop and its various components, which seems a worthwhile aim.

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SQL Server 2016 High Availability

Author: Paul Bertucci
Publisher: Sams Unleashed
Pages: 432
ISBN: 978-0672337765
Print: 0672337762
Kindle: B073XQDM8B
Audience: Database architects
Rating: 4.5
Reviewer: Kay Ewbank This is a guide to designing and implementing high availability solutions for SQL Server based on Microsoft's range of products and services. It aims to be a high availability recipe book - does it succeed?

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