Think OCaml

How to Think Like a (Functional) Programmer

by Allen Downey, Nicholas Monje

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Book Description

How to Think Like a Computer Scientist is an introductory programming book based on the OCaml language. It is a modified version of Think Python by Allen Downey. It is intended for newcomers to programming and also those who know some programming but want to learn programming in the function-oriented paradigm, or those who simply want to learn OCaml.

OCaml is a powerful high-level programming language with a large emphasis on speed and efficiency.

This text leverages the power of the language to teach the reader important concepts in computer science and software design, with an emphasis in experimentation and self-directed learning.

This open book is licensed under a GNU Free Documentation License (GNU FDL). You can download Think OCaml ebook for free in PDF format (0.6 MB).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
The way of the program
Chapter 2
Variables and Expressions
Chapter 3
Functions
Chapter 4
Program Flow
Chapter 5
Recursive Functions
Chapter 6
Algorithms
Chapter 7
Strings
Chapter 8
Lists
Chapter 9
Case Study: Regular Expressions
Chapter 10
Putting the O in OCaml, Part 1: Imperative programming
Chapter 11
Arrays
Chapter 12
Hashtables
Chapter 13
Tuples
Chapter 14
Records and Custom Data Structures
Chapter 15
Putting the O in Ocaml Part 2: Objects and Classes
Chapter 16
Case study: data structure selection
Appendix A
Debugging

Book Details

Subject
Computer Science
Publisher
Green Tea Press
Published
2011
Pages
142
Edition
1
Language
English
PDF Size
0.6 MB
License
GNU FDL

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