Lisp for production and development

by zachscs   Last Updated August 19, 2018 05:05 AM

I'm looking to start a large project using lisp. I enjoy the language and YOLO. I have three requirements:

  1. Fast compilation.
  2. Decent performance.
  3. Concurrency (multi-core and green threads).

I found clozue common lisp seems to have many of these requirements, It states

Some distinguishing features of the implementation include fast compilation speed, native threads, a precise, generational, compacting garbage collector, and a convenient foreign-function interface.

However I would prefer a lisp-1 language. Do any of the schemes meet these requirements? Chez Scheme seems promising. Can anyone comment on its performance, compilation speed and concurrency support?

Related Questions

Can Lisp keywords be protected?

Updated January 13, 2018 05:05 AM

Types in Lisp and Scheme

Updated May 27, 2016 08:02 AM

SICP 2.1.4 Interval Arithmetic and Closure property

Updated August 27, 2018 17:05 PM

In which order should lisp functions be defined?

Updated April 06, 2016 08:02 AM