How can I start learning Lisp and which dialect/compiler should I use?

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  • GitHub repo portacle

    A portable common lisp development environment

  • GitHub repo lisp-books

    Collection of Popular Lisp Books

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  • GitHub repo sly

    Sylvester the Cat's Common Lisp IDE (by joaotavora)

    Emacs is the pretty much the defunct editor, and Portacle, as mentioned by others, is actually an Emacs configuration using SLIME. There's also SLY, which is a fork of SLIME, that I don't see mentioned much here. There's a Racket mode for Emacs as well, if you don't want to use DrRacket.

  • GitHub repo slime

    The Superior Lisp Interaction Mode for Emacs

    Emacs is the pretty much the defunct editor, and Portacle, as mentioned by others, is actually an Emacs configuration using SLIME. There's also SLY, which is a fork of SLIME, that I don't see mentioned much here. There's a Racket mode for Emacs as well, if you don't want to use DrRacket.

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