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AuthorPaul Graham Entered2002-10-22 00:21:46 by sshenoy
Editedit data record FreedomCopyrighted, doesn't cost money to read, but otherwise not free (disclaimer)
SubjectQ.A - Mathematics. Computer science (programming languages)
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CL Macros demystified
by Sudhir Shenoy on 2002-10-22 00:21:47, review #211
better than 99%
better than 80%
Superb book that explains the intricacies of macros in Common Lisp.

The author shows how functional programming and macros combine powerfully in a "bottoms-up" programming methodology. The book is not overly long but shows the power of Lisp in a variety of contexts.

It is also chock-full of little utilities that would be helpful to any Lisp programmer.

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