[plt-scheme] Examples of Scheme (or Lisp) in real-world

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Tue Mar 9 16:59:12 EST 2010

My colleague Kathi Fisler finds it effective to give a small quiz to
force students to actually read the essay(s).  Maybe she can say more.

On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 3:50 PM, Ciprian Dorin, Craciun
<ciprian.craciun at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 10:32 PM, Shriram Krishnamurthi <sk at cs.brown.edu> wrote:
>> You might find the links in the README for my course last fall worth
>> providing to your students:
>> http://www.cs.brown.edu/courses/cs019/2009/readme
>> Shriram
>    Thanks for the pointer. Unfortunately there is a little problem
> with this... I've tried that three weeks ago... No change... :) :) :)
>    Below is the contents of the first section of my first laboratory
> (the links are missing from the text as I've copy pasted, but at the
> end I've also put my lab link). Indeed what you say there fits
> perfectly as a case pro functional programming (pro Lisp).
> Unfortunately we need a lot of good will from our students to actually
> read and understand all these ideas. (Maybe a quiz from all those good
> essays... :) :) )
>    Thanks again,
>    Ciprian.
> ~~~~
> Optional (but highly recommended) reading
> The following essays are stolen from Shriram Krishnamurthi [ edited:
> here is the link to your readme ]:
>    * Beating the Averages, by Paul Graham;
>    * Teach Yourself Programming in Ten Years, by Peter Norvig;
>    * The Perils of JavaSchools, by Joel Spolsky;
> ~~~~
> http://beta.wikiversity.org/wiki/Functional_programming_--_2009-2010_--_info.uvt.ro/Laboratory/Notes_1

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