Tag Archives: Common-lisp

SBCL 1.3.4

I just installed the latest version of the wonderful Steel Bank Common Lisp system. Version 1.3.4 is mostly a bug fix but there are a couple of enhancements and an optimization. You can read the details on the NEWS page. … Continue reading

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Lisp Family Tree

Via Jean-Philippe Paradis, a nice chart of the relationships between various Lisps. Hey #lisp, thanks to help from @RainerJoswig and others I've created a graph which illustrates CL implementations :) pic.twitter.com/CKA35vAe5y — Daniel Kochmański (@dk_jackdaniel) February 12, 2016

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Lisp in Production

If you're a Lisper, you've probably heard many times that it's not practical to use Lisp in production. Despite the many counter examples (Viaweb, ITA, …) this myth—like the one about Lisp being slow—refuses to die. Vsevolod Dyomkin and Kevin … Continue reading

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PSA

Apress is having a 40% sale on the eBook versions of Edi Weitz's Common Lisp Recipes. If you're a Lisper, you'll definitely want this book. I just bought my copy so I haven't had a chance to peruse it yet. … Continue reading

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Eazy Gnuplot Cookbook

Via Jean-Philippe Paradis I found this gnuplot cookbook companion for eazy-gnuplot. I really like gnuplot and its ability to produce a large variety of excellent plots. Unfortunately, I don't use it often enough to internalize its documentation and it's always … Continue reading

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SBCL 1.3.1 Released

The latest release of Steel Bank Common Lisp, version 1.3.1, was released on November 27. This month's release contains 7 enhancements, including SB_THREAD for ARM64, and a bunch of bug fixes. See the NEWS page for details. As usual, I … Continue reading

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SBCL 1.3.0

The latest version of Steel Bank Common Lisp (version 1.3.0) is out. This version fixes a few bugs, includes a port to Linux on ARM64, and includes a new, optional interpreter. See the NEWS page for details. I compiled the … Continue reading

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SBCL 1.2.16

SBCL 1.2.16 has been released and is ready for download at the usual place. This month's update has one enhancement involving timers and 3 bug fixes. You can read the details on the NEWS page. As usual, I compiled the … Continue reading

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SBCL 1.2.15

The new SBCL (version 1.2.15) is out and ready for download. This release fixes some bugs, updates to ASDF 3.1.5, and makes some small improvements to PROGN and DEFCLASS. See the NEWS page for the details. As usual, I compiled … Continue reading

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SBCL versus C++

Drmeister has an interesting mini-benchmark that compares Common Lisp to C++ and Python. The real purpose of the post is to compare the performance of CCLASP Common Lisp to C++. CCLASP is a new Common Lisp system that drmeister is … Continue reading

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