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Javascript and Lisp

As Douglas Crockford has said, javascript is Lisp is C's clothing. That is part of what make javascript fun to program, but I never realized how literally true that statement is until I found this fascinating article by Thomas Lord about GNU and Scheme, that claims: I've read, since then, that up to around that […]

Learning Scheme: Euler Problem 3

Been a long time since I last posted; real life has a way of getting in the way. The past few months read like the back cover of A Series of Unfortunate Events: if you don't want to hear about a thwarted move, a house fire, 2 graduations, negotiations for a new job and a […]

Learning Scheme, Euler problem 2

The second project Euler problem is: Each new term in the Fibonacci sequence is generated by adding the previous two terms. By starting with 1 and 2, the first 10 terms will be: 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, ... Find the sum of all the even-valued terms in the sequence […]

Learning Scheme

OK, so my new mini project is to learn Scheme. It can't be too hard, right? I mean Javascript is just Lisp in C's clothing, and I'm good at Javascript. I've installed PLT-Scheme and I figure the best way to learn it is solving Project Euler problems until I get bored.