By Robert Wilensky
First there has been LISPcraft, an instructional creation to Franz LISP, the main generally on hand actual dialect of LISP. Now Robert Wilensky introduces scholars, academics, and execs to universal LISP.
In an interactive consultation with the interpreter, readers of this ebook are brought to the weather of the typical LISP language in addition to to problems with programming style.
Full documentation of each universal LISP functionality, image, and character.
Standardization notes highlighted within the textual content. those draw awareness to language gains which are unspecified via the definition of universal LISP, that depend upon the documentation, or which may be assorted in different LISP dialects.
Detailed exposition of specific universal LISP positive aspects, together with multiple-value returns, constructions, programs, and customary LISP facts types.
Expanded therapy of recursion, plus complete dialogue of I/O, debugging, method services, and compilation.
Examples of a number of programming kinds, with reviews on solid and undesirable style.
Exercises that supply instructions for extra explorations, with a SolutionsManual on hand upon request.
Two utilized examples within the ultimate chapters, to provide the flavour of large-scale programming.
Appendices summarizing universal LISP capabilities and targeted characters.
Detachable pocket reference card to be used on the terminal.