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Conrad Barski has an M.D. from the University of Miami, and nearly 20 years of programming experience. This includes a stint developing an obscure Atari Jaguar game, and working on many medical software projects. Barski is also an avid cartoonist, having created the popular alien Lisp mascot and many graphical tutorials. He currently develops cardiology software and lives in Washington, D.C.
Breaks the cardinal rule many programming boosk break: Define your terms. Starts slowly but like other posters here say, by about page 30 the example start budding with undefined... Read morePublished 1 month ago by microsoft is not monop
A good introduction to the world of LISP. Particularly valuable in that the author regularly provides insight into the jargon of LISP programming.Published 1 month ago by David Holladay
I haven't finished reading it and I already want to read it again. The prose is great, filled with humor but never losing the point of teaching you something. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Leandro López
I really want to give this book 5 stars. I absolutely LOVE the premise - teach lisp with real-life programs. I hate examples which just demonstrate syntax and semantics. Read morePublished 3 months ago by S. Ford
Seriously, this is awesome. Lisp dialects are different to the "semicolon languages" of C, C++, Python and so on, but don't let that intimidate you. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Matthew D Mather
“Land of Lisp” purports to be a book that teaches programming, in this case LISP through games. And though it does that to varying extents throughout, the beauty of the book is... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Marc Zucker
Great book for learning lisp just follow up with practical lisp. Also on a side note I recommend you use Linux for this as I found it was much easier. Read morePublished 12 months ago by John
This is probably the exact opposite treatment of Lisp than "The Little Schemer" or "Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Olwe Melwasul
As a programmer, I have always been curious about Lisp even though I have never used it in courses or even on hobby projects. Read morePublished 15 months ago by IADev