An Introduction to Haskell, Part 1: Why Haskell
Subject:   Yes Lambda Calculus, No Haskell
Date:   2007-05-25 15:49:56
From:   Yegor
Response to: Yes Lambda Calculus, No Haskell

Unlike dynamic/scripting languages, languages with static typing (Haskel, OCaml) catch huge number of programming errors on compilation phase.
Do not confuse it with C++/Java static typing - Haskel and OCaml usually much more expressive.