Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days has 6 ratings and 1 review. Marshall said: This Scheme tutorial is mediocre and out-of-date, but you. I printed this out a while ago, but never had time to seriously rear it through. I will have time next week though, its actually in my “must read” list at number 1. Title Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days; Author(s) Dorai Sitaram; Publisher: ds26gte (–); Paperback N/A; eBookHTML; Language: English.

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Return to Book Page. No fixnim or quizzes yet. However, they are arguably not immediately relevant to someone seeking a quick introduction. This is an introduction to the Scheme programming language.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Vladimir Nikolov rated it really liked it Jan 27, The Scheme standard [23] itself, for all its exacting comprehensiveness, is a mere fifty pages long. It is intended as a quick-start guide, something a novice can use to get iin non-trivial working knowledge of the language, before moving on to more comprehensive and in-depth texts.


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Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days

It’s unclear if this is a fault of the language, as all the nested let blocks tend to turn things into spaghetti code very quickly. I dxys therefore left out many of the staples of traditional Scheme tutorials.

Sananab marked it as to-read Aug 08, Coiajoafwej rated it did not like it Apr 12, This book is not yet featured dasy Listopia. They were very hard to read.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Mohamed Badawi marked it as to-read Nov 28, This Scheme tutorial is mediocre and out-of-date, but you can do worse. Open Preview See a Problem?

Krathdog is currently reading it Aug 02, It helped me understand continuations a little better, and gave me a better sense of the language, but the code samples were monstrosities. Ultan rated it it was ok Sep 13, Trivia About Teach Yourself Sc The text describes an approach to writing a crisp and utilitarian Scheme. Kamen Nedev rated it it was ok Apr 18, Thanks for telling us about the problem. This is not to suggest that these things are unimportant.


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Our fixnumm will be informed by our focus on problem-solving, not by a quest for metalinguistic insight. It may well be that the insight, when it comes, will arrive in its entirety in one afternoon, though there is no telling how many afternoons of mistries must precede it. Until that zen moment, here is my gentle introduction. Tim Schafer marked it as to-read May 29, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Feb 12, Fixmum rated it it was ok Shelves: Still, I think the code could definitely have been written better.