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This is the online version of The C Book , second edition by Mike Banahan, Declan Brady and Mark Doran, originally published by Addison Wesley in 1991. This version is made freely available . While this book is no longer in print, its content is still very relevant today. The C language is still popular, particularly for open source software and embedded programming .
This page, and the pages it links to, contain text of the Common Lisp book Practical Common Lisp published by Apress These pages now contain the final text as it appears in the book. If you find errors in these pages, please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org . These pages will remain online in perpetuity—I hope they will serve as a useful introduction to Common Lisp for folks who are curious about Lisp but maybe not yet curious enough to shell out big bucks for a dead-tree book and a good Common Lisp tutorial for folks who want to get down to real coding right away. However, don't let that stop you from buying the printed version available from Apress at your favorite local or online bookseller. For the complete bookstore browsing experience, you can read the letter to the reader that appears on the back cover of the treeware edition of the book.
Wizard Book n. Hal Abelson's, Jerry Sussman's and Julie Sussman's Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs (MIT Press, 1984; ISBN 0-262-01077-1), an excellent computer science text used in introductory courses at MIT. So called because of the wizard on the jacket.
Updated Jun 09 Version 1.2 has been released. The 10.5M pdf can be downloaded from here . The Shape of Code blog contains observations on the shape of code, plus some thoughts and musings on why this shape occurs. Major changes Over 35 new references, mostly to papers published since the last version was published (Jan 08).