Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days has 6 ratings and 1 review. Marshall said: This Scheme tutorial is mediocre and out-of-date, but you. I printed this out a while ago, but never had time to seriously rear it through. I will have time next week though, its actually in my “must read” list at number 1. Title Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days; Author(s) Dorai Sitaram; Publisher: ds26gte (–); Paperback N/A; eBookHTML; Language: English.

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Tim Schafer marked it as to-read May 29, They were very hard to read.

Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. No trivia or quizzes yet. It helped me understand continuations a little better, and gave me a better sense of the language, but the code samples were monstrosities. It may well be that the insight, when it comes, will arrive in its entirety in one afternoon, though there is no telling how many afternoons of mistries must precede it.


If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. It is intended as a quick-start guide, something a novice can use to get a non-trivial working knowledge of the language, before moving on to more comprehensive and in-depth texts.

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It’s unclear if this is a fault of the language, as all the nested let blocks tend to turn things into spaghetti code very quickly. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Coiajoafwej rated it did not like it Apr 12, Sananab marked it as to-read Aug 08, The text describes an approach to writing a crisp and utilitarian Scheme. Return to Book Page.

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However, they are arguably not immediately relevant to someone seeking a quick introduction. Kamen Nedev rated it it was ok Apr 18, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Kartik Singhal marked it as to-read Aug 15, Until that zen moment, here is my gentle introduction. Our discussions will be informed by our focus on problem-solving, not by a quest for metalinguistic insight. Krathdog is currently reading it Aug 02, This is an introduction to the Scheme programming language.

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