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External Lisp Resources

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Lisp in Small Parts

A tutorial using LispWorks by David Johnson-Davies.



A collection of re-usable CAPI widgets and utilities.


A widget for working with data in tabular form.


A graphical overview of (some) CAPI classes.

LispWorks IDE


IDE modifications including ASDF integration, fast access to HTML documentation, and various small changes/additions to simulate GNU Emacs and/or SLIME.


Use the p4com binding to the Perforce SCM from LispWorks for Windows.

Lisp Tools

Common Lisp Directory

Many entries, mostly about Common Lisp libraries.

Many interesting Common Lisp programs with source code available for download.

Common Lisp Hypermedia Server (CL-HTTP)

Common Lisp makes this HTTP server very configurable and extensible.

DNS Service Discovery (aka Zeroconf) for LispWorks.

A Common Lisp wrapper around the DNS-SD API. Use it to browse the network for services.

Developer resources including mailing lists and hosting for Common Lisp projects.


An Emacs mode for Common Lisp development.

LispWorks project generator

LW-PROJECT-GENERATOR helps you to create cross-platform LispWorks projects.

The Runner's Log

A shareware LispWorks program from Wade Humeniuk.


Persistency for Lisp and CLOS objects via a client/server architecture.


A persistence library for Common Lisp.

CMU Common Lisp Repository

Contains Lisp code for benchmarking, research, education, and fun.

More External Lisp Resources

The Association of Lisp Users

ALU aims to promote Lisp and represent users. Their site contains plenty of Lisp information.


This newsgroup offers interesting discussions, arguments and news about Lisp. The resident experts can answer the most obscure questions about the language.

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