Subject: Re: Scheme tutorials?
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: 31 Aug 2000 03:14:07 GMT
Newsgroups: comp.lang.scheme
Message-ID: <8okihv$mg70l$>
Ehud Lamm  <> wrote:
| I am looking for a good tutorial, that would bring people with programming
| background (in procedural programming languages) up to speed with scheme...
| I liked teach-yourself-scheme-in-fixnum-days

Probably the best I know of, for the purpose you describe.

| but I am looking for alternatives, so that I can compare and choose.

Well, it's *not* a "Scheme tutorial" per se, but there's some really
good stuff in Rice's "How to Design Programs" book:


that I think would be useful in showing even already-programmers how to
do stuff in Scheme.  Granted, you'd need to do some trimming, perhaps...

Or Dybvig's book, "The Scheme Programming Language, Second Edition", an HTML
version of which in now online <URL:>.
I found this book to be the Scheme text closest in style to the K&R C book,
by which I mean primarily a reference but with lots of tutorial info.


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