Friday, May 10, 2019

Comprehending Monads by Philp Wadler. Probably the first time Monads could be used to structure programs

If you're interested in the origins and why's of the Functional Programming idea then this is an interesting read.  In the 1960's monads were invented by Category theorists. In the 1970's Functional programmers invented list comprehensions. This paper shows how the two come together.

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