[plt-scheme] where to begin

From: Chongkai Zhu (czhu at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Wed Dec 26 01:45:08 EST 2007

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Joseph Anthony Pasquale Holsten wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I'm an undergrad. I have learning to do, and would like to get on with 
> it.
> I want to get into the more esoteric side of scheme, and hopefully 
> strengthen my knowledge of current programming language research. I've 
> got the Lambda the Ultimate blog in my feed reader, but most of the 
> stuff is over my head. Coq and provability have been know to cause my 
> eyes to glaze over for 20+ minutes.
> I thought I might port some of my current ruby code into scheme to 
> fiddle with any new techniques I find. It's a Genetic Programming 
> framework, but that's irrelevant, I just want a decent sized project 
> to see the effects of. I'm open to alternate projects so long as I can 
> wrap my head around them.
> I'm looking forward to trying contracts and laziness, but am not sure 
> what else to play with. Anything else I should investigate?
> Joseph Holsten
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