LISP in small pieces by Christian Queinnec, Kathleen Callaway
LISP in small pieces Christian Queinnec, Kathleen Callaway ebook
ISBN: 0521562473, 9780521562478
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
For some reason, amazon.ca has Lisp in Small Pieces by Christian Queinnec for CDN$3.95. I am actually selling these items so I can pay Dreamhost for another year of hosting, so it's for a good cause. Homoiconicity is what makes lisp so appealing to me, ;; far more than most other languages. A guy I know ordered it and he reports it's a full, normal copy. Lisp in Small Pieces builds entire compilers ;; based upon this idea. I have developed what I call the “Hawaii” test for a good literate program. I find The Little Schemer and The Seasoned Schemer to be very good complements to SICP and I recommend them wholeheartedly for everyone. I'd have to agree with Jens Axel that “Lisp In Small Pieces”, Christian Queinnec, 1994, first English translation, Cambridge University Press, 1996 is really without peer as far as tesxts go. See "http://daly.axiom-developer.org/litprog.html" for an example using HTML. The Hawaii test is the key criteria to measure whether your literate program is successful. But one, day I found a nice small piece of lisp which allow me simplify the process. See "Lisp in Small Pieces" for a great example. My faithful readers, will get to see them first. See “Lisp in Small Pieces” or “Implementing Elliptic Curve Cryptography” for real literate programs as books.