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Practical Common Lisp

Authors: Seibel, Peter

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Lisp is often thought of as an academic language, but it need not be. This is the first book that introduces Lisp as a language for the real world.

Practical Common Lisp presents a thorough introduction to Common Lisp, providing you with an overall understanding of the language features and how they work. Over a third of the book is devoted to practical examples, such as the core of a spam filter and a web application for browsing MP3s and streaming them via the Shoutcast protocol to any standard MP3 client software (e.g., iTunes, XMMS, or WinAmp). In other "practical" chapters, author Peter Seibel demonstrates how to build a simple but flexible in-memory database, how to parse binary files, and how to build a unit test framework in 26 lines of code.

About the authors

Peter Seibel is a serious developer of long standing. In the early days of the Web, he hacked Perl for Mother Jones and Organic Online. He participated in the Java revolution as an early employee at WebLogic which, after its acquisition by BEA, became the cornerstone of the latter's rapid growth in the J2EE sphere. He has also taught Java programming at UC Berkeley Extension. He is the author of Practical Common LISP from Apress.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Practical Common Lisp
Authors
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Peter Seibel
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0017-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0017-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-59059-239-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-1161-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXV, 501
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