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The User's Manual
This is the user's manual for the Chicken Scheme compiler, version 3.1.3.
- Getting started
- What is CHICKEN and how do I use it?
- Basic mode of operation
- Compiling Scheme files.
- Using the compiler
- Explains how to use CHICKEN to compile programs and execute them.
- Using the interpreter
- Invocation and usage of csi, the CHICKEN interpreter
- Supported language
- The language implemented by CHICKEN (deviations from the standard and extensions).
- Interface to external functions and variables
- Accessing C and C++ code and data.
- Packaging and installing extension libraries.
- Data representation
- How Scheme data is internally represented.
- Bugs and limitations
- Yes, there are some.
- A list of Frequently Asked Questions about CHICKEN (and their answers!).
- A list of some of the people that have contributed to make CHICKEN what it is.
- Links to documents that may be of interest.