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1. Introduction.- 2. Getting Started on the Lisp Machine.- 2.1 Why Use a Lisp Machine?.- 2.1.1 Why This Book?.- 2.1.2 Looking Ahead.- 2.2 The Keyboard.- 2.3 Typing to a Lisp Listener.- 2.4 Getting Around the Environment.- 2.5 The Mouse.- 2.5.1 The System Menu.- 2.6 The Monitor.- 2.7 The Editor.- 2.8 The Compiler and the Debugger.- 2.9 Getting Started.- 2.9.1 Bringing the Machine up.- 2.9.2 Logging in.- 2.10 A Word About Work Style.- 2.11 This and That.- 2.11.1 Problem Reporting.- 2.11.2 Backup.- 2.12 Problem Set #1.- 3. Flow of Control.- 3.1 Conditionals.- 3.2 Blocks and Exits.- 3.3 Nonlocal Exits.- 3.4 Iteration.- 3.4.1 Mapping.- 3.4.2 Do.- 3.4.3 Loop.- 3.4.4 Implicit Iteration.- 3.5 Lexical Scoping.- 3.6 Macros.- 3.7 Unwind-protect.- 3.8 Fun and Games.- 3.9 Problem Set.- 4. More on Navigating the Lisp Machine.- 4.1 The Scheduler and Processes.- 4.2 Windows.- 4.3 Debugging.- 4.4 The Input Editor and Histories.- 4.5 Mouse Sensitivity.- 4.6 Poking Around.- 4.7 Fun and Games.- 4.8 Problem Set.- 5. What's a Flavor?.- 5.1 Instance Variables.- 5.2 Methods.- 5.3 Making Instances.- 5.4 Initial Values for Instance Variables.- 5.5 Methods for Make-instance.- 5.6 Mixing Flavors.- 5.7 Combined Methods.- 5.8 Whoppers.- 5.9 Internal Interfaces.- 5.10 Vanilla Flavor.- 5.11 The Flavor Examiner Tools.- 5.12 Message Passing.- 5.13 The Window System.- 5.14 Fun and Games.- 5.15 Problem Set.- 6. User Interface.- 6.1 Program Frameworks: an Overview.- 6.2 Defining Commands.- 6.3 The Redisplay.- 6.4 Presentation Types.- 6.5 Mouse Sensitivity.- 6.5.1 Mouse Sensitivity - the Easy Part.- 6.5.2 Mouse Gesture Translations.- 6.6 Fun and Games.- 7. The Graph Example.- 7.1 The Nodes and Arcs.- 7.2 The Presentation Types.- 7.3 The Display.- 7.4 The Commands.- 7.5 The Mouse Gesture Translators.- 7.6 The Program.- 7.7 Problem Set.- 8. Streams and Files.- 8.1 Streams.- 8.1.1 Standard Stream Operations.- 8.1.2 Special-purpose Operations.- 8.1.3 Standard Streams.- 8.2 Accessing Files and Directories.- 8.2.1 Open and Other Functions for Operating on Files.- 8.2.2 Directories.- 8.3 Pathnames.- 8.3.1 Component Values.- 8.3.2 Case in Pathnames.- 8.3.3 Defaults and Merging.- 8.3.4 Pathname Functions and Methods.- 8.3.5 Logical Pathnames.- 8.4 Making Other I/O Streams.- 8.5 Fun and Games.- 8.6 Problem Set.- 9. The Calculator Example.- 9.1 The Program Frame.- 9.2 The Redisplay.- 9.3 The Command-definition Macrology.- 9.4 The Program.- 9.5 Fun and Games.- 10. Systems, Storage and Errors.- 10.1 Systems.- 10.1.1 Defining a System.- 10.1.2 Compiling and Loading Systems.- 10.1.3 Patching a System.- 10.2 Storage Allocation.- 10.2.1 Allocation and the Garbage Collector.- 10.2.2 Areas.- 10.2.3 Resources.- 10.2.4 Stack Allocation.- 10.3 Condition Handling.- 10.3.1 Signalling Conditions.- 10.3.2 Handling Conditions.- 10.3.3 Creating New Condition Flavors.- 10.3.4 Restart Handlers.- 10.3.5 Proceeding.- 10.3.6 A Few Examples.- 10.4 Fun and Games.- 11. The Card Game Example.- 11.1 Card Definitions.- 11.2 Presentation Types.- 11.3 Card Places.- 11.3.1 Basic Places.- 11.3.2 Presentation.- 11.3.3 Caching.- 11.3.4 Stacked Places.- 11.4 The Interactive Program.- 11.4.1 Games.- 11.4.2 Place Display.- 11.5 The Program.- 11.6 Problem Set.- 11.7 Fun and Games.- 12. More Advanced Use of the Editor.- 12.1 Keyboard Macros.- 12.2 Writing New Commands.- 12.2.1 Zwei Data Structure.- 12.2.2 Command Tables and Command Definition.- 12.2.3 Reading From the Mini-buffer.- 12.2.4 A Real Example.- 12.3 Learning More About the Editor.- 12.4 Fun and Games.- 12.5 Problem Set.- 13. A Quick Look At the Network.- 13.1 The Gee-whiz Look.- 13.1.1 What is a Network?.- 13.1.2 Levels of Abstraction.- 13.2 The Generic Network System.- 13.2.1 How Does Path-finding Work?.- 13.2.2 How Does Service Invocation Work?.- 13.2.3 Other GNS Functions.- 13.3 The Namespace System.- 13.4 Examples of the Use of the Generic Network System.- 13.4.1 Time of Day.- 13.4.2 Who's Logged in.- 13.4.3 Mail Delivery.- 13.5 Writing Your Own Network Software.- 13.5.1 Writing Your Own User End.- 13.5.2 Writing Your Own Server End.- 13.5.3 Sample User and Server Definition.- APPENDIX A. Basic Zmacs Commands.

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