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The Spritely Institute publishes A Scheme Primer (the long-requested "Gu
The Spritely Institute publishes A Scheme Primer (the long-requested "Guile tutorial"?)
Wed, 06 Jul 2022 14:55:36 -0400
mu4e 1.6.11; emacs 28.1
I'm thrilled to announce that The Spritely Institute has published A
and yes since the source is a .org file, there's a .info export:
Since our core implementation of Spritely Goblins, and its associated
whitepapers, use Guile Scheme (and Racket), we really needed a way for
newcomers who *weren't* Schemers to understand the language. That was
the first goal of this document, but it can really be read in two ways:
- As a quick skim, it's a reasonable intro to "how to start programming
with Scheme with no prior experience". Hey, tutorials are useful!
- But also, in less than 30 pages we manage to compress a TON of
computer science ideas from SICP, Little Schemer, etc in a way that I
think is really, really approachable.
But of course I'm biased. I'd like to know what you think!
I've considered making a Guix package of the .info version. What do
people think? Would that be useful?
- The Spritely Institute publishes A Scheme Primer (the long-requested "Guile tutorial"?),
Christine Lemmer-Webber <=