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19 Sep The book is a sequel to The Little LISPer, now called The Little Schemer. It covers higher-order functions in more depth than The Little. 8 Feb The Little Schemer and The Seasoned Schemer. I’ve been working through these two programming books, on and off, since some time last. The Seasoned Schemer has ratings and 6 reviews. Mark said: Continuing from The Little Schemer, this one has mutable state, closures, memoization, Chu.

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If you liked The Little Schemer, you should read this too.

Customers who bought this item also bought. Set up a giveaway. If you felt reasonably confident with the Little Schemer you should be fine reading this extension book, and you will likely be much more seasonex with any lisp like languages having read it.

They often seem intentionally obscure and leave one to figure out their meaning for themselves. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Why is there no real explanation of when and where to apply thd “12th commandment” use letrec to remove arguments that do not change for recursive application?

Neither of these books require much in the schemeer of background or familiarity with the material. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. I’m not sure if I learned a lot from it, but it was definitely fun to read.

Tony rated it really liked it May 09, Lists with This Book. Danya rated it it was amazing Jul 15, While other books will tell you the mechanics of LISP, they can leave you largely uninformed on the style of problem-solving for which LISP is optimized. Jul 03, Dustin rated it really liked it. This is the second book, going more in depth with the language.


The authors’ enthusiasm for their subject is compelling as they present abstract concepts in a humorous and easy-to-grasp fashion.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. Fun for review if you already understand the ideas, but I think The Seasoned Schemer does a disservice to anyone trying to learn something new. I thought I liked this book, but it turns out I don’t like it that much after all.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Megan rated it it was amazing May 15, Additionally there is more using of letrec and the demonstration of of using set!.

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As with “The Little Schemer”, this book’s strength is in its socratic instruction method. Together, these books will open new doors of thought to anyone who wants to find out what computing is really about. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Page 1 1 Start over Page 1 1. When you click on a Sponsored Product ad, you will be taken to an Amazon detail page where you can learn more about the product and purchase it. Seasojed Meza rated it it was ghe Oct 15, This is a completel Continuing from The Little Schemer, this one has mutable state, closures, memoization, Thd encoding, vague allusions to Leibniz’s Law, cycle detection with the Tortoise and Hare algorithm, generators implemented with continuations, and other fancy ideas in programming.


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The Seasoned Schemer

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The Seasoned Schemer informs the reader about additional dimensions of computing: Download DrScheme – a graphical environment for developing Scheme programs I actually didn’t read the last 1. It had appeared in French and Japanese.