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Review: Practical Common LISP

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I personally found this book a disappointment... With all the reviews and high ratings of this book, it really did not live up to all the hype. For readers that truly want to learn the Common LISP ... Read full review

Review: Practical Common LISP

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I don't feel that this is the right book if you are new to lisp. If you are completely new to lisp my advice is to go start with scheme. The little schemer and the rest, or if you really want to learn ... Read full review

Review: Practical Common LISP

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I read most of this book and skimmed some of the latter part, but found it excellent. A real eye-opener to what Common LISP is really all about. Actually a very powerful language that I would enjoy ... Read full review

Review: Practical Common LISP

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I thought it was a pretty great book on Lisp, although it's hard to distinguish how much of this is from the elegance of the language itself, my understanding of computer languages in an abstract ... Read full review

Review: Practical Common LISP

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Practical Common Lisp is one of those classic Lisp books for the latest generation of hackers. Many other Lisp books are bred in academia and less aimed at hackers who are interested in diving into a ... Read full review

Review: Practical Common LISP

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Impressive concepts and accessible implementations. Highly recommended for every programmer !!! Read full review

Review: Practical Common LISP

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One of the clearest books on programming with LISP and indeed dynamic programming in general. This is one in a thousand, definitely worth reading even if you are not at all into LISP and (yet) into functional programming. Read full review

Review: Practical Common LISP

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This is one of the better learn-a-language programming books I've seen. Seibel doesn't shy away from showing you the hard stuff, and emphasizes what's different about CL. You don't come away feeling ... Read full review

Review: Practical Common LISP

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Even if you haven't done, and don't plan to do, any lisping, you should definitely read this book. It didn't change my life, but it definitely helped refine some of my reflections on languages and ... Read full review

Review: Practical Common LISP

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Finished the first 11 chapters. Generally speaking, I prefer scheme's syntax than common lisp's. It would be more fun to code in scheme. However, this book is worth reading for a better understanding ... Read full review


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