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Welcome to the Perl 6 READTHEM file.
Nothing refreshes the brain after a long day of Perl 6 hacking like a good
book. This file is a list of book recommendations from the Perl 6 Hackers
Feel free to add your favorite book or periodical to the list; it need not
be just programming books, anything goes, really.
= Haskell - Highly Recommended
Real World Haskell - Bryan O'Sullivan, Don Stewart, and John Goerzen (to be published by O'Reilly)
= Haskell - Books:
Programming in Haskell - Graham Hutton (preview chapters)
Algorithms: A Functional Programming Approach - Fethi A. Rabhi, Guy Lapalme
The Haskell School of Expression - Paul Hudak
Haskell: The Craft of Functional Programming - Simon Thompson
The Fun of Programming - Jeremy Gibbons, Oege de Moor (ed.)
Real World Haskell
= Haskell - Online:
HaskellDemo - Shae Erisson (aka "shapr")
Haskell Tutorial for C Programmers - Eric Etheridge
Haskell - Various
Write Yourself a Scheme in 48 Hours - Jonathan Tang
Yet Another Haskell Tutorial - Hal Daume III
(partial PDF -> KWID transcription in docs/yaht.kwid)
Haskell Mini-Primer (this covers infix $ and . operators)
Monad Transformers Step by Step - Martin Grabmüller
Harrorth implementation journal - Yuval Kogman
All About Monads - Jeff Newbern
How I/O can work in a purely functional language - Evan Martin
Applications of monads - Evan Martin
You Could Have Invented Monads! (And Maybe You Already Have.)
- sigfpe
why type classes are interesting - Evan Martin
Hitchhikers guide to Haskell
Harrorth - Learning Haskell, Forth and Parrot - Together. - Yuval Kogman
= Perl 6 (always outdated :))
Perl 6 and Parrot Essentials - Allison Randal, Dan Sugalski, Leopold Tötsch
Perl 6 Now: The core ideas illustrated with Perl 5 - Scott Walters
Perl 6 Bible (Perl6::Bible) - Various Authors
= Compiler Implementation
MinCaml: A Simple and Efficient Compiler - Eijiro Sumii
Let's Build a Compiler! - Jack W. Crenshaw, Ph.D.
== Regexes
Regular Expression Matching Can Be Simple And Fast - Russ Cox
= Databases - Books
Databases, Types, and The Relational Model: The Third Manifesto
3rd edition, Addison-Wesley, 2006 (ISBN: 0-321-39942-0),1144,0321399420,00.html
- Christopher J. Date, Hugh Darwen
Database in Depth: Relational Theory for Practitioners
1st edition, Oreilly, 2005 (ISBN: 0-596-10012-4) - Christopher J. Date
= Databases - Online
A Relational Model of Data for Large Shared Data Banks - Edgar F. Codd
Reprinted from I<Communications of the ACM>,
Vol. 13, No. 6, June 1970, pp. 377-387.
Copyright © 1970, Association for Computing Machinery, Inc.
= General programming
Types and Programming Languages - Benjamin C. Pierce
Advanced Topics in Types and Programming Languages - Benjamin C. Pierce
Higher Order Perl - Mark Jason Dominus
The Art of the MetaObject Protocol - Gregor Kiczales
How to Think About Algorithms - Jeff Edmonds
= None of the above
The Silmarillion - J.R.R. Tolkien
The Demolished Man - Alfred Bester
Flow My Tears the Policeman Said - Phillip K. Dick
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Haddon
The Culture series - Iain M. Banks
The Book of the New Sun tetralogy - Gene Wolfe
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