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 Marshall said: This Scheme tutorial is mediocre and out-of-date, but you.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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Kamen Nedev rated it it was ok Apr 18, This is an introduction to the Scheme programming language.

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Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days

They were very hard to read. It helped me understand continuations a little better, and gave me a better sense of the language, but the code samples were monstrosities. It is intended as a quick-start guide, something a novice can use to get a non-trivial working knowledge of the language, before moving on to more comprehensive and dxys texts. This Scheme tutorial is mediocre and out-of-date, but you can do worse.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Coiajoafwej rated it did not like it Apr 12, Mohamed Badawi marked it as to-read Nov 28, Trivia About Teach Yourself Sc Ultan rated it it was ok Sep 13, Still, I think the code could definitely have been written better.

Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days

I have therefore left out many of the staples of traditional Scheme tutorials. Anna Liebhardt rated it liked it Nov 13, The text describes an approach to writing a crisp and utilitarian Scheme.

Our discussions will be informed by our focus on problem-solving, not by a quest for metalinguistic insight. Until that zen moment, here is my gentle introduction. 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.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Return to Book Page. Lists with This Book. Open Preview See a Problem? The Scheme standard [23] itself, for all its exacting comprehensiveness, is a mere fifty pages long. However, they are arguably not immediately relevant to someone seeking a quick introduction.


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Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days by Dorai Sitaram

Feb 12, Marshall rated it it was ok Shelves: Tim Schafer marked it as to-read May 29, Sananab marked it as to-read Aug 08, This is not to suggest that these things are unimportant. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. If you like fixnym and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.

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