Fear of Macros
by Greg Hendershott
Publisher: GregHendershott.com 2014
Racket is a modern programming language in the Lisp/Scheme family, suitable for a wide range of applications. I want to show how Racket macro features have evolved as solutions to problems or annoyances. I'll give you the questions and problems first, so that you can better appreciate and understand the answers and solutions.
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