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TheLegendaryBirdMonster wrote

scheme is simple af (Also cool and not much to remember) but doesn't have that much available resources neither does it have that much real life applications

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surreal wrote

neither does it have that much real life applications

over there at GNU they love scheme. Guile is pretty much all over their projects. Also the init system of their distro is written in scheme!

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365degrees wrote

Audacity and GIMP (and also the proprietary AutoCAD, lol) use Lisps as scripting languages.

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edmund_the_destroyer wrote

I'm late to the party. The Racket language is a form of Scheme, and it's got a fair bit of educational materials. The language creators are trying to make it more widely used, but it's not that popular (yet?)

http://racket-lang.org/

I also like GUILE Scheme, which surreal referenced below. But I don't think the introductory material is as newbie-friendly as for Racket.

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TheLegendaryBirdMonster wrote

racket is cool af, I'm currently learning scheme (and programming) thanks to them. Let's hope I persist!

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edmund_the_destroyer wrote

I pay my bills working on Java, but my two favorite languages are Racket and Perl6. I'm not especially good at either, though. I just love the features and syntax for both, even though they're quite different from each other.

Best of luck to you.