Racket

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Racket is a prgramming langauge that can be used to build programming languages. Racket is based on Scheme and LISP but it's got some really neat innovations. If you're learning there's some great education support in How to Design Programs and Realm of Racket.
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Our mentors are friendly, experienced Racket developers who will help teach you new techniques and tricks.
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Track exercises

31 Exercises

Hundreds of hours have gone into making these exercises fun, useful, and challenging to help you enjoy learning.

About Racket

#lang racket

(provide hello)

(define (hello [name "World"])
  (string-append "Hello, " name "!"))

"Racket (formerly named PLT Scheme) is a general purpose, multi-paradigm programming language in the Lisp/Scheme family. One of its design goals is to serve as a platform for language creation, design, and implementation. The language is used in a variety of contexts such as scripting, general-purpose programming, computer science education, and research." - Wikipedia

You can learn the basics of Racket through a coule of books. Start by checking out How to Design Programs or the slightly less formal but enjoyable Realm of Racket.

The official language website can be found at http://racket-lang.org/ and the source code is at https://github.com/racket/racket/. You can find the community on twitter, email or slack.

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A tremendous learning opportunity to explore the depth of your own knowledge

Exercism is fantastic in learning new languages but that is not the extent of it. If you are a "more experienced" programmer you may have encountered impostor syndrome: the idea you don't really know what you think you know. Exercism lets you solve problems and put them in the space of open feedback which is a tremendous learning opportunity to explore the depth of your own knowledge. Even if you have been programming in a language for awhile it is worth checking into Exercism to see where you stand with current implementation practices.

Relaxed. Encouraging. Supportive.

Meet the Racket Track mentors

Once you join the Racket language track, you will receive support and feedback from our team of mentors. Here are the bios of a few of the mentors of this track.

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Tim Hawes https://github.com/timotheosh

I love Lisp, functional programming, and language-oriented programming.
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Robert Postill The blog I hardly ever post to :|

I've been programming for a while and I love sharing my knowledge and being taught new things :)
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Ronie Uliana Ronie's Blog

I'm on the 'Language-Oriented Programming' paradigm from Racket. Love to program, love to help.
Fun. Challenging. Interesting

Community-sourced Racket exercises

These are a few of the 31 exercises on the Racket track. You can see all the exercises here.

ETL
easy
misc
Scrabble Score
easy
misc
Hamming
easy
misc
Roman Numerals
easy
misc
Bob
easy
misc
Armstrong Numbers
easy
algorithms
loops
math

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