LISP in small pieces by Christian Queinnec, Kathleen Callaway
LISP in small pieces Christian Queinnec, Kathleen Callaway ebook
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521562473, 9780521562478
Queineec, C., Lisp in small pieces, Cambridge University press, Cambridge, 1996. By Christian Queinnec, Kathleen Callaway Publisher: Cambridge University Press. Posted by aspo at 10:17 PM on April 1, 2009. Lisp in Small Pieces Computer Science Programming Languages Lisp Christian Queinnec Cambridge University Press New Ed edition. It seems to me that there is a clear connection with reflective towers, e.g. �It is widely held among members of the MIT Lisp community that FEXPR, NLAMBDA, and related concepts could be omitted from the Lisp language with no loss of generality and little loss of expressive power, and that doing so would make a general improvement in the quality and reliability of program-manipulating programs.” . I refer you to the excellent book "Lisp in Small Pieces". LISP in small pieces : PDF eBook Download. And back to the subject at hand, while it's not available for free on the web, if you love these kinds of CS books, Lisp In Small Pieces needs a place on your CS bookshelf. See “Lisp in Small Pieces” or “Implementing Elliptic Curve Cryptography” for real literate programs as books. I'm actually not that fond of TAOCP. You might not care about Lisp but this is an excellent example of literate programming. February 24th, 2013 reviewer Leave a comment Go to comments. A guy I know ordered it and he reports it's a full, normal copy. I have developed what I call the “Hawaii” test for a good literate program. As discussed in extraordinary detail in Lisp in Small Pieces, but I don't recall whether the latter (or anything else) examines the connection. For some reason, amazon.ca has Lisp in Small Pieces by Christian Queinnec for CDN$3.95. Otherwise I would be hard pressed to choose something like The Art of the Metaobject Protocol, The wizard book, or maybe Lisp In Small Pieces.