Lisp is a (family of) general purpose functional programming language(s), based on the lambda calculus, and with the ability to manipulate source code as a data structure.

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Does syntax matters for a (Lispy) Domain Specific Language (MELT, inside GCC)?

I am the main author and designer of MELT, a domain specific language to extend GCC (the Gnu Compiler Collection). The implementation is available free software (GPLv3 licensed). If you want a ...
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How to translate Lisp to Javascript [closed]

I have some legacy code, which uses Lisp as it's scripting language. To broaden, ease and accelerate scripting I'd like to replace Lisp by Javascript. In order to be able to built on all present ...
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Editing Emacs Save Function to Execute Script When in Certain Mode (.orgmode) [migrated]

I want to let my Emacs execute a bash script I wrote, whenever I hit C-x s to save, when I'm in .org mode. The script automatically syncs the file I am saving to my Raspberry Pi. It expects the buffer ...
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Why would you ever use Lisp? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why is Lisp useful? Lisp has always stricken me as a very peculiar language... interesting in concept, but it just doesn't seem intuitive as, for instance, Java or C or ...
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Why we say Lisp are Human oriented and Fortran are Machine oriented? [closed]

Lisp and Fortran were the trunks of two separate evolutionary trees, one rooted in math and one rooted in machine architecture. I see this in Hackers and Painters: Big Ideas from the ...
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Where are functional languages used? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Functional Programming in Commercial Software Which problems domains are more suited to functional programming solutions I just wonder where do functional programming ...