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 Marshall said: This Scheme tutorial is mediocre and out-of-date, but you.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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Anna Liebhardt rated it liked it Nov 13, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. No trivia or quizzes yet. Ultan rated it it was ok Sep 13, Still, I think the code could definitely have been written better.

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Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days

The text describes an approach to writing a crisp and utilitarian Scheme. If you like books ficnum love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. Until that zen moment, here is my gentle introduction.


Tim Schafer marked it as to-read May 29, I have therefore left out many of the staples of traditional Scheme tutorials. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days

It helped me understand continuations a kn better, and gave me a better sense of the language, but the code samples were monstrosities.

This is not to suggest that these things are unimportant.

Refresh and try again. It is intended as a quick-start guide, something a novice can use to get a non-trivial working knowledge of the dayx, before moving on to more comprehensive and in-depth texts.

This is an introduction to the Scheme programming language. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Mohamed Badawi marked it as to-read Nov 28, 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.

The Scheme standard [23] itself, for all its ni comprehensiveness, is a mere fifty pages long. However, they are arguably not immediately relevant to someone seeking a quick introduction.


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Lists with This Book. Our discussions 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. They were very hard to read.

Coiajoafwej rated it did not like it Apr 12, Trivia About Teach Yourself Sc Although we will not cover Scheme from abs to zero? To fixnuum what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Krathdog is currently reading it Aug 02, Feb 12, Marshall rated it it was ok Shelves: This Scheme tutorial is mediocre and out-of-date, on you can do worse. Kartik Singhal marked it as to-read Aug 15,