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Simon Marlow
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I'm pleased to announce that my book, "Parallel and Concurrent Programming in Haskell" (O'Reilly) is now available in ebook formats (epub, mobi, PDF) from O'Reilly:

  http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920026365.do

The print version is due very shortly (1-2 weeks I believe), and can be pre-ordered.  The book is also on Amazon, and you can get the Kindle version right now:


http://www.amazon.co.uk/Parallel-Concurrent-Programming-Haskell-ebook/dp/B00DWJ1BIG/ref=tmm_kin_title_0

The sample code is also up on Hackage:

  http://hackage.haskell.org/package/parconc-examples

There will be a Creative Commons version available soon, but I have some more work to do to make that happen, so bear with me.

Many thanks to all those who have helped in one way or another - see the Acknowledgements section for the full list.  It's taken a bit longer than I expected, and there have been quite a few late nights along the way.  I hope you enjoy the book, and I look forward to hearing all the feedback.  Cheers :)
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The O'Reilly OFPS (Open Feedback Publishing System) has some chapters from my upcoming book, "Parallel and Concurrent Programming in Haskell" online for comments.

The first two chapters in part I (Parallel Haskell) and several chapters from part II (Concurrent Haskell) are ready so far, and there are another 4 or so chapters still to come, which should appear over the next few weeks. Most of this material hasn't been through much editing, so it might be a bit rough around the edges.

Comments are very welcome - I promise to read all of them!

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Safe Haskell is often misunderstood - I think that is partly because it is unusual, and partly because we haven't explained it well enough yet.  Edward has written a nice article summarising some of the common misconceptions:
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my talk about stack traces from the Haskell Implemetor's Workshop yesterday: HIW 2012. Simon Marlow: Why can't I get a stack trace?
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hotel receptionist: would you like to use the free WiFi?
me: yes
hotel receptionist: how many devices?
me: er, 3. no wait, 4.

#ridiculous
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Come and learn Haskell in Copenhagen (2-day hands-on tutorial)

Jeremy Gibbons and I are doing a 2-day tutorial on Haskell at CUFP in Copenhagen, 13-14 September.  We'll be starting from the basics and going all the way to concurrent programming, with plenty of hands-on examples and exercises. The course is aimed at professional developers who want to learn Haskell, and I'm told it's cheap by commercial standards :)

http://cufp.org/conference/sessions/2012/introductory-haskell-concurrent-haskell-jeremy-gib
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