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Exploring Programming Language Architecture in PerlExploring Programming Language Architecture in Perl
by Bill Hails , 2010
This book presents an informal and friendly introduction to some of the core ideas in modern computer science, using the programming language Perl as its vehicle. The book takes the form of a series of working interpreters for the language PScheme.
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The Scheme Programming Language, 4th EditionThe Scheme Programming Language, 4th Edition
by R. Kent Dybvig - The MIT Press , 2009
This book covers the language of the Revised Report. It is intended to provide a more comprehensive introduction and reference manual for the language, with more explanatory text and examples, suitable more for users than for implementors.
(3600 views)

Write Yourself a Scheme in 48 HoursWrite Yourself a Scheme in 48 Hours
by Jonathan Tang - Wikibooks , 2007
You'll start off with command-line arguments and parsing, and progress to writing a fully-functional Scheme interpreter that implements a good-sized subset of R5RS Scheme. Along the way, you'll learn Haskell's I/O, mutable state and dynamic typing.
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Simply Scheme: Introducing Computer ScienceSimply Scheme: Introducing Computer Science
by Brian Harvey, Matthew Wright - The MIT Press , 1999
For anyone learning the Scheme programming language, the second edition of 'Simply Scheme: Introducing Computer Science' provides a very digestible textbook-style introductory tutorial to this powerful and elegant language.
(3440 views)

Sketchy LISPSketchy LISP
by Nils M Holm - Lulu Press , 2006
Sketchy LISP is a step-by-step introduction to functional programming in Scheme. It covers various aspects of the language including data types, conditional evaluation, list processing, lexical scoping, closures, recursion, dynamic typing, etc.
(2903 views)

Scheme 9 from Empty SpaceScheme 9 from Empty Space
by Nils M Holm - Lulu Press , 2007
The book reproduces C and Scheme source code to an interpreter for a broad subset of the Scheme programming language. By means of extensive annotations, examples, and numerous figures, it answers a lot of questions about crafting an interpreter.
(3599 views)

How to Use SchemeHow to Use Scheme
by M. Felleisen, R. Findler, M. Flatt, S. Krishnamurthi, P. Steckler , 2001
This tutorial bridges the gap between the basic steps of how to design programs and how to design large programs. It will introduce you to some basic ideas, such as file input and output, to more advanced things, such simple GUI design.
(4351 views)

The Scheme Programming Language, 3rd EditionThe Scheme Programming Language, 3rd Edition
by R. Kent Dybvig - MIT Press , 2003
This book provides an introduction to the Scheme programming language but not an introduction to programming in general. The reader is expected to have had some experience programming and to be familiar with terms commonly associated with computers.
(5102 views)

Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum DaysTeach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days
by Dorai Sitaram , 2004
This is an introduction to the Scheme programming language. 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.
(4578 views)

The Scheme Programming Language: ANSI SchemeThe Scheme Programming Language: ANSI Scheme
by R. Kent Dybvig - Prentice Hall , 1996
This book is a straightforward introduction to Scheme, it brings the material up to date with respect to the ANSI standard. It covers the properties and features of Scheme, programming, and Scheme's procedures and syntactic forms.
(4584 views)

Concrete Abstractions: An Introduction to Computer Science Using SchemeConcrete Abstractions: An Introduction to Computer Science Using Scheme
by Max Hailperin, Barbara Kaiser, Karl Knight - Course Technology , 1998
The book Concrete Abstractions covers the programming and data structures basics. It will give first-time computer science students the opportunity to not only write programs, but to prove theorems and analyze algorithms as well.
(8910 views)