Advanced Haskell Training Course

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Duration Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Basic knowledge of Haskell programming language and some experience with Haskell programming.

Overview Overview

This course is for those users of Haskell who have a good grasp of the basics and want a deeper understanding of the language and be able to tackle serious, larger-scope problems in Haskell.

Participants should expect to get a working understanding of the most important features of modern Haskell; be able to read and write advanced Haskell programs and libraries.

Course Outline Course Outline

Basic Typeclassopedia

  • Functor
  • Applicative
  • Foldable, Traversable
  • Monads
  • Other (Arrow, etc.)

Advanced types

  • Algebraic data types in depth
  • Advanced Type classes
  • Type families
  • GADTs

Debugging and code optimizing

  • Strictness in data types and functions
  • Memory and CPU profiling
  • Efficient data structures (bytestring, text, vector and co.)
  • Note on "unsafes"

Understanding the Runtime System

  • Memory layout in GHC
  • Unpacking strict fields
  • Understanding and reading Core

Concurrency in Haskell

  • Haskell threads
  • MVars and co.
  • STM
  • Parallelism

Foreign Function Interface

  • FFI basics
  • Safe vs. unsafe
  • Globals in Haskell

Template Haskell

  • Splicing and quotation
  • The Q monad
  • Reification

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Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From $5880
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From $3580
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
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2 $3340 $2115
3 $2493 $1627
4 $2070 $1383
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Upcoming Courses

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QC, Quebec - Sainte FoyTue, Nov 8 2016, 9:30 am$3580 / $6080
BC, Vancouver Park PlaceTue, Nov 8 2016, 9:30 am$3580 / $5980
SK, SaskatoonWed, Nov 9 2016, 9:30 am$3580 / $6580
ON, Markham - Trillium Executive CentreWed, Nov 9 2016, 9:30 am$3580 / $5880
ON, Toronto - University & DundasWed, Nov 9 2016, 9:30 am$3580 / $6281

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