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Land of Lisp

Cover of Land of Lisp by Conrad Barski M.D. Published by No Starch Press

CLOS Guild Battleship

Lisp Dialect

Common Lisp


Common Lisp has the most sophisticated object-oriented programming framework of any major programming language, called the Common Lisp Object System (CLOS). It is customizable at a fundamental level using the Metaobject Protocol (MOP). There’s really nothing like it anywhere else in programming. It lets you create incredibly complex software without losing control over the code.

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How It Kills Bugs

Object-oriented programing (OOP) is a commonly used technique for keeping bugs under control. By writing code in an object-oriented style, you can decouple different parts of your code. When you decouple ...

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