Lambda The Ultimate
is a naming pattern for Lisp papers initiated by a famous series of papers by
, much like
. Examples for
are Declarative, Imperative,
, Political Party, Opcode. Links to many (perhaps all?) of these papers can be found at
So... is it a coincidence that the nerdy fraternity in RevengeOfTheNerds
is called LambdaLambdaLambda
There's also a
. It's technically similar to
, but it's concerned with programming and programming languages. It also has a much higher
(lest the comparison with
cause anybody interested in this topic not to check it out).
Links to discussion of the book
on LtU: <
There is an entry from 2011 on
The good news is that Jeremy Gibbons is writing a book on Patterns in Functional Programming. Even better news is that he is blogging about it as he goes along!
The blog is here:
but not updated since January 2012.
(defun cthulhu (&key (house '|R'lyeh|)) ... ; lambda: the ultimate horror
A quick search on the
Lambda, the ultimate label
or a simple optimizing compiler for Scheme.
Lambda --- the ultimate goto.
Lambda: the ultimate "little language"
Lambda: the Ultimate Combinator
Lambda: The ultimate declarative.
And so on...
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