Sunday, October 25, 2009

2009-10-25 Sunday - Common Lisp

In my study of the Scala language, I've taken a slight detour to spend some time learning the CLISP implementation of Common Lisp, which I think will help me to better understand Scala itself (as well as fundamental concepts of any Functional Language).

Here are some of the resource links that I've found useful:

A Concise Introduction to LISP, by David L. Matuszek

Common Lisp the Language, 2nd Edition
by Guy L. Steele Jr.

Peter Siebel's, Practical Common Lisp

6 Problems (with solutions in Lisp)
CS107 Handout 53, Autumn 2000 November 30, 2000, Lisp Section Examples

Nick Parlante's

This is Abhishek Reddy's really well written, concise, summary of the the features in Common Lisp: well as his:

Although not specific to Scala or Lisp, I enjoyed reading this 376 page text...

Programming Languages: Application and Interpretation
By: Shriram Krishnamurthi
Brown University

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