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How to get started with Scheme

 
Tanmoy Dhara
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I am just about to join an IT company as a fresher .The company requires basic knowledge in Scheme programming language.They use DrScheme.

They provided us with a link to some MIT online material. But the theory there is a little obscure , and i need to know it from the scratch.



Can you suggest some books for this purpose?
 
Ulf Dittmer
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Start here: http://faq.javaranch.com/java/LearnScheme
 
Tanmoy Dhara
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I sincerely apologize for the Heading i provided, it was a little childish.

Thanks, Ulf for making it more comprehensible.

I also have a question, is this book "Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs" mentioned in the given link about Scheme programming?
I went to amazon, but couldn't gather that information.
 
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Yes that book is about scheme and lisp in fact. I used that book back in uni for the "Intro to CS" aka Scheme programming class. You will learn from it recursion vs iteration stuff. Great book for scheme.
 
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Thank you Tsang
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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