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NYC LOCAL: Tuesday 11 January 2011 Lisp NYC: Tamreen Khan on Pharen, a L
NYC LOCAL: Tuesday 11 January 2011 Lisp NYC: Tamreen Khan on Pharen, a Lisp to PHP Compiler
9 Jan 2011 23:24:22 -0500
what="official Lisp NYC announcement"
rsvp="requested, name only, see below"
place="The Port Of Authority Weapons Building
111 Eighth Avenue
Island of the Manahattoes
for directions to correct entrance"
Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2011 19:08:26 -0500
From: heow <address@hidden>
To: LispNYC <address@hidden>
Subject: [Lisp] Lisp Meeting: January 11th, 7:00 at Google
Join is Tuesday, January 11th from 7:00 to 9:00 at Google
Name-only RSVP is required: http://lispnyc.org/rsvp.clp
Tamreen Khan presents: Pharen, the Lisp to PHP Compiler
PHP has been criticized for, among other things, simply
being bad. Pharen is a Lisp to PHP compiler that tries to
solve the syntactic side of this issue by taking code in a
lispy dialect and spitting out the PHP equivalent.
The presentation covers the rationale of the project,
features that make it lispy (parentheses, tail recursion
optimization, macros) and features that make it work with
Tamreen Khan is a student studying computer science at NYU. He usually
works with PHP or Python, sometimes professionally and has
occasionally made some even worse languages.
Directions to Google:
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Jay Sulzberger <address@hidden>
Corresponding Secretary LXNY
LXNY is New York's Free Computing Organization.
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