Tag Archives: Lisp

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

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Lisp for the Web

Adam Tornhill has a new book: Hard to believe I got 1000+ readers of my #Lisp book @leanpub . I mean, Lisp? I'm happy and proud! https://t.co/QFp86ulLnA — Adam Tornhill (@AdamTornhill) October 19, 2014 I just bought and downloaded my … Continue reading

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The loop Macro Explained by Example

Long time readers are probably aware that I don't care for the Common Lisp loop macro. It's not Lispy and I always have a hard time remembering its syntax. Happily, Chris Bagley, who I've mentioned before, has a video for … Continue reading

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Installing a Lisp Development Environment on Windows

Chris Bagley (Baggers) has a nice video from last year on installing a Common Lisp development enironment on Windows. He walks us through installing Emacs, Slime, SBCL, and Quicklisp on a Windows machine. That includes defining a working directory and … Continue reading

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Lisp Weenies

What's wrong with the picture in A Cat Cons, my post from yesterday?

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The Longest Common Subsequence

Atabey Kaygun has another great post. This time it deals with finding the longest common subsequence of two sequences. First Atabey describes a simple algorithm for finding the longest common subsequence and then implements it in Common Lisp. The surprise … Continue reading

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A Cat Cons

Via Magnar Sveen we have this offering from Dmitry Ignatiev (cons cat (cons cat nil)) pic.twitter.com/BmmyKhPEt8 — Dmitry Ignatiev (@lvsn) November 15, 2014

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Counting Spanning Trees

I really enjoy Atabey Kaygun's blog. If you like Mathematics and Lisp, you're sure to enjoy it too. A typical post looks at a mathematical problem and either presents a solution or experiments with the problem with Common Lisp. One … Continue reading

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Why Lambda?

Thankful Monster explains something I didn't know. Very interesting. So that's where lambda comes from. I always just kind of thought it was picked at random. pic.twitter.com/wAY1PYN73B — Gerascophobia (@itsbeardo) October 25, 2014

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SBCL 1.2.5 is Available

When I set up my new machine, manfredII, I just copied the then current SBCL's directory from my iMac, aineko, to manfredII and reinstalled the already built binary on the machine. This got me past not having a Lisp compiler … Continue reading

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