Gerbil Scheme

A LISP for the 21st Century

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Written in Itself

The Macro is the Compiler.

Actor Language

Concurrent and Distributed to the core.

Objective Language

  • Integrated MetaObject Protocol
  • Class-based Object Orientation
  • Interfaces with Runtime Specialization

Systems Language

  • Tiny Microkernel
  • Optimizing Native Compiler
  • Integrated FFI

Modern Scheme Implementation

  • Supports current R*RS standards and common SRFIs
  • State of the Art Macro and Module System
  • Fully exposes itself to the programmer

It speaks with a LISP

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