Texas Hold'em
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Texas Hold'em

The Little Haskeller

About the Book

This book is very different from usual programming books. It is written in the form of a dialog in which all the questions and answers focus on the next learning step, allowing for the reader to take all the time needed to understand a Haskell construct and to try it before going further. The reader's knowledge of the programming language is thus based on practice, through the use of examples rather than abstract explanations.

About the Author

Christophe Thibaut
Christophe Thibaut

Christophe is a passionate self taught developer who fell in love with programming at age 15 and never recovered since. He learns by doing, pairing, teaching and reading. A participant of the Parisian Coding Dojo since its creation in 2003, he shares his excursions into functional programming with many people. He is also a TDD trainer, an Agile coach, a facilitator and a change artist whose enthusiastic interest for creating teams in a state of shared vision is contagious.

Table of Contents

1 We have a problem

2 Haskell Tools 

3 Simple Values

4 Drawing Cards from Strings

5 Sorting & Grouping

6 Categories of Hands

7 Comparing Hands

8 Special cases

9 Testing the Rankings

10 How to find a good hand

11 Printing the scores

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