Lisp has a subset of hardcore fans who proclaim it as the world’s most powerful programming language. Since so few programmers use it, its cryptic syntax and high usage mainly in academia it has been viewed as an elite tool. This is a mistaken attitude, since Lisp can be learned by anyone and turn anyone into a fantastic developer. Many high end programmers are using LISP and with a little bit of effort you two can utilize it effectively. Take some time and check out the resources in this board. John McCarthy pictured to the left is considered the father of LISP.
LISP on Python
Python to Lisp Translator
Is Lisp good for web programming/applications (interactive), the way ruby and php are? Things to take into consideration would be: Ease of use Deployability Difficulty (especially for a beginner to programming) (Edit) I was Particularly referring to Common Lisp, after reading Paul Graham's essay. Would be my first programming language. In this regard. Is it suitable to do so ? I hear that Clojure's macro functionality is not as powerful as Common Lisp's, and that's why I'm trying to learn Clojure. It teaches programming and is very powerful.
An instructive (I hope) implementation of a simple Lisp
We learn about Lisp, a classic programming language.
Currently, only the top percentile of programmers use Lisp; so if you want to be among the crème de la crème, these articles are for you.
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