Haskell (almost) Standard Libraries
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Haskell (almost) Standard Libraries

About the Book

As opposed to other languages, Haskell's base library is quite slim. However, for many tasks there's usually one community-blessed library. Unraveling that landscape is one of the main thresholds to move from beginner Haskeller to practitioner. This book introduces these "standard libraries", organized by topic. More than 20 chapters provide examples of most common tasks in daily programming, solved using the power of the Haskell ecosystem.

About the Author

Alejandro Serrano Mena
Alejandro Serrano Mena

Alejandro is a developer and trainer specialized in functional programming. He has more than a decade of experience using and researching on functional programming, formal verification, and static analysis. He holds a PhD from Utrecht University on the topic of compilers for domain-specific languages. He is the author of Practical Haskell, the Book of Monads, Haskell (Almost) Standard Libraries, and Functional Programming Ideas for the Curious Kotliner.

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Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Dependencies
  • 3. Utilities
  • 4. Containers
  • 5. Text
  • 6. Bytes
  • 7. Mutability
  • 8. Serialization
  • 9. Validation and parsing
  • 10. Optics
  • 11. Controlling evaluation
  • 12. Exceptions
  • 13. Files
  • 14. Processes
  • 15. Streaming
  • 16. Randomness
  • 17. Time
  • 18. Async
  • 19. Network
  • 20. Web applications
  • 21. Functors
  • 22. Transformers
  • 23. Testing
  • 24. Inspecting the runtime
  • 25. Reflection

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