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November 21st, 2008, 09:23 PM
i would like to know if there is other scheme tutorials than the ones listed in the sticky.
i do not like math at all . the sticky suggetions are too math oriented and i rather not use these introductions. i need just a basic introduction which is not related to math .
thanks for the time.

November 21st, 2008, 10:02 PM
Read "Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs". It's a very good intro to both Scheme and programming in general.

When it comes to math... well. Functional programming is, at its best, math. And when you learn to look at programming from that point of view, your appreciation and understanding of both mathematics and programming will grow greater.

When I was a beginner I didn't quite like math either actually, but I was pretty interested and good at a lot of other fields, including languages. It was indeed programming in the functional sense that really improved my math skills as well... you may want to look into this. Math is, in the end, all about reasoning, and so is programming.

November 21st, 2008, 10:44 PM