This is a stub while I put together some more resources, but for the moment here are some LISP/Scheme implementations I’m keeping an eye on (besides Clojure).


Category Date Link Notes
Common Lisp 2017 darkmatter A notebook-style LISP environment
2015 Ceramic An Electron wrapper for shipping desktop applications
2014 Clozure CL Fast, runs on ARM, compiles down to native code, uses threads
McCLIM A GUI toolkit for Common Lisp
SICL A modular implementation of Common Lisp for mixing and matching.
Compilers 2018 gerbil Scheme a layer over Gambit
2016 Microscheme A compiler for the Arduino
rhine A Clojure-inspired LISP that targets LLVM
Cyclone Scheme Supports multiple native threads
Larceny Scheme Compiles to Intel and ARM machine code
Wasp LISP an interesting twist on special-purpose LISPs
Chicken Scheme One of the most well-known compilers
2015 chlorine A subset of Clojure that compiles to JavaScript
cormanlisp For Windows
2014 Hy Compiles down to Python AST, with full interop
Pharen Compiles to PHP
Wisp Compiles to JavaScript, with Clojure syntax
gisp Generates Go code via AST mapping mapping
psota A Clojure compiler that targets the PyPy JIT
l2l A compiler to Lua
Editors 2019 lem a configurable editor with an optional Electron front-end
Interpreters Kilo Lisp a tiny interpreter
2017 lumen A hosted LISP for Lua and Javascript
2016 s9fes A well-documented interpreter that can run on Plan9
uLisp An interpreter for the Arduino
2014 IronScheme Runs atop the .NET DLR
pixie An RPython-based lightweight LISP
glisp An embeddable Go interpreter that compiles to bytecode