# Tag Archives: Common-lisp

## SBCL 1.2.8

Last night, I installed the latest version (1.2.8) of SBCL. As usual, the regression tests and installation executed without problem. You can get your copy at the usual place. This month's release fixes some bugs, has three enhancements, and two … Continue reading

## Streams in Common Lisp

One of nicest techniques from Scheme is the idea of streams. Streams1 let you create a virtually infinite list. For example, we can compute the square roots of the first 5 Fibonacci numbers with (mapcar #'sqrt '(0 1 1 2 … Continue reading

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## A Cross Reference for the Figures in CLHS

Jean-Philippe Paradis has added a cross reference to the figures in the Common Lisp HyperSpec to his Common Lisp Notes & Tips.

## January Quicklisp

The January Quicklisp distribution is out. Upgrade as usual with (ql:update-dist "quicklisp") There are 21 new packages and a bunch of updates so you should upgrade the next time you have your Lisp open. It only takes a few seconds.

## Quote of the Day

Well, really it's from 2010 but still pithy and worth revisiting: I am currently working in Java to re-implement an algorithm I prototyped in lisp. If I replace all of the required curly-braces and semicolons in Java with parens it … Continue reading

## SBCL 1.2.7 Is Out

It's the beginning of the month so there's a new version of Steel Bank Common Lisp available at the usual place. The nicest improvement, I think, is that you can now restart frames in the debugger. As usual, there are … Continue reading

## Quicklisp Client Update

Xach has an updated quicklisp client available. Just call (ql:update-client) to get it.

## SBCL 1.2.6 Is Released

The new Steel Bank Common Lisp, version 1.2.6, is out and available at the usual place. As always, it built and passed the regression tests without problem. As usual, there are a couple of enhancements and some bug fixes. All … Continue reading