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by perryl8898
Mon Jan 10, 2011 4:06 pm
Forum: User Groups and Conferences
Topic: User Group in Chicago
Replies: 4
Views: 16125

User Group in Chicago

I am looking for a user group in the Chicago area. If I could find something in the Wheaton area, that would be great. However, I would be willing to drive across the city if I found a worthwhile group. Anyone know of a group?
by perryl8898
Mon Jan 10, 2011 4:04 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: LispForum stats
Replies: 5
Views: 6307

Re: LispForum stats

I love using OpenOffice Calc. It is an amazing tool and makes these sorts of calculations very easy. The whole Open Office deal is really a crazy thing. Open source really does make anything possible.
by perryl8898
Mon Jan 10, 2011 4:02 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Lost a Link
Replies: 3
Views: 4790

Re: Lost a Link

The Common Lisp Quick Reference is a great resource. I downloaded the pdf version and keep it on my iPad. I like being able to reference it for quick information. Thanks for pointing resource out.
by perryl8898
Mon Jan 10, 2011 4:00 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Hi everyone
Replies: 1
Views: 3367

Re: Hi everyone

The Gentle Introduction with Emacs and Slime is a great way to get started. You have to take a bit at a time. This can all get very overwhelming if you are not careful. I find that if I dive deep, then take a break, come back, I am much more energized about everything.
by perryl8898
Thu Jan 06, 2011 12:26 pm
Forum: VI and VIM
Topic: slimv
Replies: 2
Views: 15131

Re: slimv

another hint: when working with threads under sbcl, if debugger is invoked within non-main thread, use (sb-thread:release-foreground) to switch to that thread to choose the restart. I didn't know that you could use sb-thread:release-foreground to switch threads. Tips like this make this forum helpf...