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An overview of Haskell related abbreviations

Note: if you can't find and abreviation here, it might be the name of a package, so check the Hackage package list.

ADP Algebraic Dynamic Programming
ADT Abstract Data Type / Algebraic Data Type
API Application Programmer Interface
AT Abstract (Data) Type / Associated (Data) Type (see also Associated types with class)
Cabal Common Architecture for Building Applications and Libraries
CAF Constant Applicative Forms
CPS Continuation Passing Style
CUFP Commercial Users of Functional Programming
DPH Data Parallel Haskell
DSEL Domain Specific Embedded Language
DSL Domain Specific Language
EDSL Embedded Domain Specific Language
FD Functional Dependencies
FFI Foreign Function Interface
FHM Functional Hybrid Modeling
FRP Functional Reactive Programming
FunDeps Functional Dependencies
FWIW For what it's worth
GHC Glasgow Haskell Compiler
HOAS Higher-Order Abstract Syntax (using binding in the host language to represent binding in the embedded language)
HOF Higher Order Functions
HUGS Haskell User's Gofer System
ICFP International Conference on Functional Programming
IRC Internet Relay Chat
LHS Left Hand Side (of a statement)
MTL Monad Template Library
POPL Principles of Programming Languages, Symposium on
RHS Right Hand Side (of a statement)
STM Software transactional memory
UTF8 Unicode Transformation Format, byte-oriented
YAHT Yet Another Haskell Tutorial
YHC York Haskell Compiler