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    DescriptionNow available in paperback-- Lisp is often thought of as an academic language, but it need not be. This is the first book that introduces Lisp as a language for the real world. Practical Common Lisp presents a thorough introduction to Common Lisp, providing you with an overall understanding of the language features and how they work. Over a third of the book is devoted to practical examples, such as the core of a spam filter and a web application for browsing MP3s and streaming them via the Shoutcast protocol to any standard MP3 client software (e.g., iTunes, XMMS, or WinAmp). In other "practical" chapters, author Peter Seibel demonstrates how to build a simple but flexible in-memory database, how to parse binary files, and how to build a unit test framework in 26 lines of code.


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    Title
    Practical Common Lisp
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter Seibel
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 528
    Width: 191 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 27 mm
    Weight: 899 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781430242901
    ISBN 10: 1430242906
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COM
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S10.3T
    B&T General Subject: 227
    DC22: 005.13/3
    B&T Approval Code: A93603242
    DC22: 005.133
    B&T Merchandise Category: COM
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26320
    Ingram Subject Code: XG
    Libri: I-XG
    BIC subject category V2: UMJ
    BISAC V2.8: COM004000
    B&T Approval Code: A93203600
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: COM051100
    DC23: 005.133
    LC classification: QA76.73.L23 S45 2011
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/SCITAS
    Thema V1.0: UMX, UMJ
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    aPress
    Imprint name
    aPress
    Publication date
    29 June 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Berkley
    Author Information
    Peter Seibel is a serious developer of long standing. In the early days of the Web, he hacked Perl for Mother Jones and Organic Online. He participated in the Java revolution as an early employee at WebLogic which, after its acquisition by BEA, became the cornerstone of the latter's rapid growth in the J2EE sphere. He has also taught Java programming at UC Berkeley Extension. He is the author of Practical Common LISP from Apress.
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