I'm just a beginner for CS or SE classes, and find this course really concise and challenging. It opens a door for me to get deeper into programming language. No wonder it got so high average score.
Very interesting course! Superb teaching and homework assignments. If you are interested in functional programming or in programming languages in general, this should be one of the must take MOOCs
By Pritesh S•
Arguably the best MOOC on Coursera. I wish professor Dan Grossman would upload more such MOOCs soon !!
Great intro to ideas behind programs and also a fun way to learn some functional programming concepts.
By Robert M•
Excellent coverage of the topic. Must see if you want to grasp the functional programming paradigm.
By Akash B P•
The professor's enthusiasm for programming languages rubbed off on me. Can't wait to start Part B
By Rizwan Q•
i thoroughly enjoyed the course, the instructor was very good and made the whole experience fun
By Ervin L•
Fantastic course from Prof. Grossman. Would recommend to anyone interested in Computer Science.
By Jeff T•
Course materials and videos very good. A wonderful experience for this old coder! Thank you!
Great course. You can learn the most import concepts about the functional programming language
By Bianca G•
Excellent course! Dan is a brilliant teacher. It's amazing how much you learn from this mooc.
By shaahin k•
the idea of start by sml is briliant and very helpful about the base of programming languages
By Sixiang C•
This is good first course in Funtional programming.
The materials and exercises are excellent.
By Ahmed E•
Very good and organized course material, with really amazing teaching by prof. Dan Grossman
By Orlando S•
Good course to improve software development undestanding functional programming languages
By Vinicius S•
A challenging rewarding course, a must-have for aspiring programmers. I learned a lot.
By Ziyang G•
It was super fun and helpful to get to know the basic ideas of functional programming.
By Stan Z•
Excellent course. I wanted to learn ML for a long time. Planning to take Part B and C
By Vivek N•
This is a fantastic and ground breaking course. A must in every programmer's toolbox
By Patrick B•
Excellent overview of SML and great introduction to functional programming concepts.
By Liao T•
Great content for programming language, but too many videos seem to be overwhelming.
By Dante F•
A litle fast but with a lot of many important concepts inside. Thanks Prof. Grossman
By Marcelo d S•
Excellent course on programming language: functions, recursion, currying, closure...
By Mariia R•
Amazing course! It opened my eyes for what all this things in code are really mean.
By Gabriel D•
I've enjoyed it a lot. Dan explanations and examples are very clear and intuitive.
By Serjey G I•
Awesome course! The thing you need if you want to know the functional programming!
By Wang Y•
Loving the course. Dan's passion is a main driving force to study the material :)