Posts tagged Racket

Two languages, twenty minutes

:: Smalltalk, Lisp, Pharo, Racket, Pi

Some notes from my talk at the Raspberry Pi ‘Big Birthday Weekend’; entitled ‘Two languages in twenty minutes’ it introduced a couple of programming languages—Pharo (Smalltalk) and Racket (Lisp) running on the Pi 2 Model B. And some background on why you might want to run them.

(PDF of the slides should you find it useful).

Racket on the Raspberry Pi

:: Racket, Pi

One of the great features of the Raspberry Pi® is that because it can run a full Linux distribution, it’s an embeddable computer with vast array of programming languages just waiting to be installed; most just an apt-get away. Here are some instructions on installing the Racket language environment. As W1A’s Will1 might say “Racket, yeh cool…what, say again?”. You may never have heard of Racket.