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Chicken Scheme

A programming language, specifically a compiler and interpreter
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What is Chicken Scheme?

Fast implementation of Scheme programming languge, which compiles directly to C
Chicken Scheme is a tool in the Languages category of a tech stack.
Chicken Scheme is an open source tool with 81 GitHub stars and 3 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Chicken Scheme's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Chicken Scheme?

Developers

Chicken Scheme Integrations

C#, C++, Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux are some of the popular tools that integrate with Chicken Scheme. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Chicken Scheme.

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Chicken Scheme's Features

  • Fast
  • Lisp
  • Minimal

Chicken Scheme Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Chicken Scheme?
Racket
It is a general-purpose, multi-paradigm programming language based on the Scheme dialect of Lisp. It is designed to be a platform for programming language design and implementation. It is also used for scripting, computer science education, and research.
Common Lisp
Lisp was originally created as a practical mathematical notation for computer programs, influenced by the notation of Alonzo Church's lambda calculus. It quickly became the favored programming language for artificial intelligence (AI) research. As one of the earliest programming languages, Lisp pioneered many ideas in computer science, including tree data structures, automatic storage management, dynamic typing, conditionals, higher-order functions, recursion, and the self-hosting compiler. [source: wikipedia]
Clojure
Clojure is designed to be a general-purpose language, combining the approachability and interactive development of a scripting language with an efficient and robust infrastructure for multithreaded programming. Clojure is a compiled language - it compiles directly to JVM bytecode, yet remains completely dynamic. Clojure is a dialect of Lisp, and shares with Lisp the code-as-data philosophy and a powerful macro system.
PHP
Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
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