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Re: [Chicken-users] Hello! I'm new and need some pointers please ~

From: Andy Bennett
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Hello! I'm new and need some pointers please ~
Date: Sun, 29 Nov 2015 13:55:41 +0000
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Hi Federico!

> Hello there! I'm Federico, a.k.a gosukiwi.
> I'm a wen developer (JS, Ruby, PHP, etc) wanting to learn
> Scheme/Lisp/functional programming. My first lisp dialect is CHICKEN.


> I decided to make a simple project using Scheme so I can get the hang of
> it. I didn't use anything "crazy" like macros, just simple constructs.
> (Oh btw, any recommended book on Scheme which I follow along using CHICKEN?)
> It would be awesome if you guys could take a look and let me know what
> you think? The source code is
> here:
> It's an interactive brainfuck interpreter.
> Also, I have one question: What's a good site for CHICKEN Scheme
> reference? A simple document with a list of all standard R5RS/CHICKEN
> functions would be great. Currently, using the CHICKEN website is so
> hard to stuff, and if I Google I get a lot of Racket/MIT Scheme
> documentation, but very little for CHICKEN.

The R5RS spec itself is actually pretty accessible.
"Learn Scheme in Fixnum Days" is also quite good.

There are some DuckDuckGo shortcuts ( ) !csc and
!csw which look up the search term in the Chicken Scheme Chickadee and
Wiki respectively. Just type the short code and then your search term in
to the search box at .

Chickadee ( ) allows you to search the APIs for
CHICKEN and its Eggs.

> For example, for web development we have which is
> awesome for searching documentation.
> Thanks for your time ~

No worries! Welcome to the community.


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