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“I think what functional programming does is codify what we’ve discovered are good ways to think about problems most of the time.”
Racket is a functional programming language similar to Lisp and Scheme.
Matthew Flatt is a member of the Racket core development team and also a professor of computer science at the University of Utah.
What characterizes a Scheme language or a Lisp language?
What is an s-expression?
Why is Racket a good language to teach students how programming languages work?
What’s the difference between a functional and a pure-functional language?
What are the most important evolutionary moments in the history of programming languages?
How would you define a domain specific language?
What kinds of companies are using Racket?
Racket is …
Why Racket? Why Lisp?
Domain Specific Languages
Dr. Flatt’s home page
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