An Introduction to Programming in Emacs Lisp
by Robert J. Chassell
Publisher: Free Software Foundation, Inc. 2002
Number of pages: 314
This is an introduction to Programming in Emacs Lisp, for people who are not programmers. Although Emacs Lisp is usually thought of in association only with Emacs, it is a full computer programming language. You can use Emacs Lisp as you would any other programming language. This introduction to Emacs Lisp is designed to get you started: to guide you in learning the fundamentals of programming, and more importantly, to show you how you can teach yourself to go further.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by David J. Cooper, Jr. - Franz Inc.
The purpose of this book is to showcase the features of Common Lisp, and to give you a quick-start guide for using Common Lisp as a development environment. This guide gives you all the tools you need to begin writing Lisp applications.
newLISP combines the power of classic LISP with the facilities of a modern scripting language, such as regular expressions, network functions, multitasking, etc. This book is a straightforward and simple description of the basics of the language.
by Mark Watson
This book is an introduction to Common Lisp. The author considers Common Lisp to be twice as good as Java for some applications. Common Lisp compilers are freely available, stable, and compiled Common Lisp code is very fast.
Common Lisp is a modern, multi-paradigm, high-performance, ANSI-standardized programming language. Contents: First steps; Basic topics; Advanced topics; Beyond ANSI Common Lisp; External libraries; Implementation Issues; Case Studies in CL; etc.