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hpr3508 :: Differences between C# and Haskell

Tuula talks about some of the differences between C# and Haskell

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Duration: 00:28:32


A series looking into the Haskell (programming language)

This episode covers some of the differences between C# and Haskell. I'm probably going to omit lot of things accidentally.

  • Origin: practical language for solving real world problems vs. programming language research
  • Main paradigm: object oriented vs purely functional
  • Changing data: mutability vs. immutability
  • Data structures: inheritance vs. composition
  • Execution model: strict vs. nonstrict
  • Side effects: anywhere vs. specifically marked areas in the code

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