Common Lisp

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Common Lisp (CL) is a modern, multi-paradigm, high-performance, compiled, ANSI-standardized, prominent descendant of the long-running family of Lisp programming languages.

The CL Hello World program reads as follows:

(format t "Hello World!")
Hello World!

Table of Contents

  1. First steps — installation and introductory tutorials 75% developed  as of Dec 23, 2007
  2. Basic topics — lists, functions and macros 75% developed  as of Dec 23, 2007
  3. Advanced topics 50% developed  as of Dec 23, 2007
  4. Beyond ANSI Common Lisp — Non-official standards 25% developed  as of Dec 23, 2007
  5. External libraries — A sampling of the multitude of Common Lisp libraries 50% developed  as of Jun 30, 2007
  6. Implementation Issues — Using Common Lisp programs in your every day work 25% developed  as of May 11, 2009
  7. Case Studies in CL — A collection of involved examples 0% developed  as of Jun 30, 2007
  8. Reference - The language's reference 0% developed  as of Oct 5, 2009