The Functional “C” experience

  title={The Functional “C” experience},
  author={Pieter H. Hartel and Henk L. Muller and Hugh Glaser},
  journal={Journal of Functional Programming},
  pages={129 - 135}
A functional programming language can be taught successfully as a first language, but if there is no follow up the students do not appreciate the functional approach. Following discussions concerning this issue at the 1995 FPLE conference (Hartel & Plasmeijer, 1995), we decided to develop such a follow up by writing a book that teaches C to students who can write simple functional programs. This paper summarises the essence of our approach, which is based on program transformation, and presents… 
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