[plt-scheme] Danny's tutorial

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Apr 18 08:31:17 EDT 2006

Would it be okay to include it with the schemecookbook.org for now? -- 

On Apr 18, 2006, at 7:56 AM, Nicholas Chubrich wrote:

> Danny--(and everyone)---
> 	This discussion over Danny's tutorial begs the question: why not
> set up a PLT tutorial wiki?  I believe I raised the topic of How to
> Use Scheme several weeks ago; would the authors of that be willing to 
> make
> that material available as the base for a collaborative tutorial?  We
> could use what material there is, but most especially just the headings
> could serve as an outline around which an eventual tutorial might
> coalesce.
> 	A lot of us at least write example code in order to explain PLT to
> ourselves; it would really make sense to have a common place to gather 
> all
> of these things and make them available for emendation and improvement.
> Put those together with existing material in HTUS; meso-tutorials of 
> the
> kind Danny has written; excerpts and condensation from the reference
> documentation; even some of the discussions from this list;; and there
> is already quite a lot of raw material out there, no doubt.
> Nick Chubrich.
> On Sat, 15 Apr 2006, Danny Yoo wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> Sorry for being so late about this, but I restarted work on getting 
>> that
>> "class.ss tutorial for Java programmers" thing more fleshed out.  One 
>> of
>> the requests I received was to add a section on mixins, so I wrote
>> something up that shows where they can be useful.  I also fleshed out 
>> the
>> section on inheritance a little more to explain to myself some of the
>> differences between inherit vs. send, just from an early 
>> error-trapping
>> perspective.
>> Would anyone like to suggest improvements and corrections to this?
>> Here's a link to the revised tutorial:
>>      http://hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu/~dyoo/plt/oop-notes.text
>> I'm writing this stuff as I'm learning it, so this is also an implicit
>> request for correctness verification.  *grin*
>> Best of wishes!
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