You might want to start here:
XenWryla LeFae <xen@...> writes:
> Hello lispers,
> For something like a year now my realtionship with lisp has been like
> the relationship the loser flunkie from across the tracks has with the
> prom queen. From afar I have read nearly everything from
> Parenthetically Speaking, most of Paul Graham's articles, and lots of
> other stuff.
> The funny thing is that I haven't sought this relationship, functional
> programming in general and lisp specifically have been insidiously
> inserting themselves into my brain. I read the above articles
> folloing chains of recommendations and links and one day noticed that
> I was reading all this stuff either about lisp or by lispers.
> So I am a self-taught zoper and pythoner these days. I have studied a
> few lisp tutorials as far as I realistically can without having an
> itch to scratch to drive me further. Now I have an itch to scratch,
> it is a web app that I have been wanting to make for sometime. I
> believe a functional language would be well suited to it and lisp is
> my choice. I'm getting tired of some of the failings in zope and so
> would like to take this as an opportunity to get over the hump with
> My question is this, what is going to be the easiest way to get up and
> running doing web programming in lisp so that my learning curve is as
> flat as possible? What existing frameworks can anyone recommend?
> Libraries? Lisp-CGI stuff? Stand alone lisp web server? Persistence
> in lisp? My goal at this point is to start with a setup that will get
> me seeing the results of my initial forays sooner rather than later.
> Once I'm up to speed, then I can learn more powerful setups that might
> have a steeper learning curve.
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