Lisp Programming

Lisp is a programming language. It is named after the collapsed phrase List Processing.

If you have programmed before and would like to see a little bit of how Lisp works and is different from other programming languages, you can get an overview.

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Because Lisp itself is, technically, just nine operators, to become a useful language, much more needs to be implemented atop it. Common Lisp and Scheme are two such designs to create a useful programming language.

Common Lisp is an ANSI standard, and features an extensive array of library functions. It is the more widely-used of the two.

Scheme is designed in a minimalistic fashion, with a very small amount of built in functions. This is probably true, but Scheme lacks many of the time-saving built-in functions of Common Lisp.

Emacs Lisp is a implementation of Lisp in Emacs.

newLISP is a Lisp-like, general-purpose scripting language

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See alsoEdit

Lush - lisp-like object-oriented programming language

Last modified on 22 May 2011, at 08:10