Land of Lisp: Learn to Program Lisp, One Game at a Time! (Paperback)
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Short Description for Land of Lisp: Learn to Program Lisp, One Game at a Time! Lisp has been hailed as the world's most powerful programming language, but its cryptic syntax and academic reputation can be enough to scare off even experienced programmers. Those dark days are finally over-Land of Lisp brings the power of functional programming to the people! With his brilliantly quirky comics and out-of-this-world games, longtime Lisper Conrad Barski teaches you the mysteries ...
- Published: 12 November 2010
- Format: Paperback 504 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781593272814 ISBN 10: 1593272812
- Sales rank: 89,196
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Reviews for Land of Lisp: Learn to Program Lisp, One Game at a Time!
For such a cute cover its quite difficult
I'm only half way into the book and I must say it's not an easy read. The first chapters start pretty slow and are explained in the detail, but some other more difficult concepts don't get as much attention.
Like most similar books, each chapter builds on the previous so skimming through is not recommended despite coding different games.
To be fair lisp is not an easy language to begin, but I just get the feeling this book is meant to build upon an existing lisp skillset. by Daniel Mircea