Paul Hudak on Haskell

Posted in Conferences, Development on May 11, 2009


Paul Hudak on Haskell

Summary
An interview that begins with a discussion of when to introduce difficult Haskell concepts like monads, moves to a discussion of the philosophy of higher order programming, the success and influence of Haskell, its use in the mainstream, and concludes with the idea of teaching computer music and Haskell simultaneously.

Bio
Paul Hudak is a Professor of Computer Science at Yale University and a principal designer of the Haskell programming language. He is active in the Arts and developed Haskore as a functional language for computer music. He recently helped establish a Computing and the Arts major at Yale.

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