Archive for December, 2008

User defined macros

Posted in LISP, programming on December 21, 2008 by bbarrett

I have just finished hacking in user defined macros. For the moment they look like they will be up to any use I want to make of them at the moment. They are fairly simple, they are syntactically similar to functions. They must return a list. This then replaces the invoking code during compilation.
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Back from beyond the grave

Posted in LISP, programming on December 15, 2008 by bbarrett


Long time, no post. I don’t really have an excuse for that. Just generally being busy and not having a huge amount of time for personal projects. Hopefully I will get a little time over christmas.

I’ve done a little here and there, but nothing that seemed worthy of an update.

Today, I have started back into my Lisp interpreter. I fixed a load of minor bugs. I’ve added small amounts of other functionality. For example, I have added a type, similar to Lua’s lightuserdata. To test it, I made a set of functions for file manipulation. That, combined with the eval function I already had allows me to define (purely in Lisp) functions for including files.
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