GNU Emacs Lisp Reference Manual
by Bil Lewis, Dan LaLiberte, Richard Stallman
Publisher: Free Software Foundation 2009
Number of pages: 1025
This manual attempts to be a full description of Emacs Lisp. Emacs Lisp is more than a mere 'extension language'; it is a full computer programming language in its own right. You can use it as you would any other programming language.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by E.C. Berkeley, D.G. Bobrow - The MIT Press
LISP is a remarkable and powerful language, because not only does it govern the operation of a computer, but also it is a mathematical language of great power for processing processes in mathematics, logic, and symbol manipulation in general.
by Robert A. MacLachlan
This text documents internal details of the CMU Common Lisp compiler and run-time system. CMU Common Lisp is a public domain implementation of Common Lisp that runs on Unix workstations. It provides some useful information on the CMUCL compiler.
by Robert J. Chassell - Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is an introduction to programming in Emacs Lisp for people who are not programmers. The text is designed to get you started: to guide you in learning the fundamentals of programming, and to show you how you can teach yourself to go further.
by Richard P. Gabriel - The MIT Press
The book describes the Lisp implementation techniques in use and serves as a handbook to the implementation of all Lisp expressions. It provides performance information using the benchmarking tools to measure the various Lisp systems.