Programming Language Racket 3.5.2 Adds New Math Functions

A few new important features have been implemented in this version

By on February 1st, 2013 18:11 GMT

Racket, a programming language suitable for scripting and application development, including GUIs and web services, is now at version 3.5.2.

Highlights of Racket 3.5.2:

• The new math library provides functions and data structures for working with numbers and collections of numbers;
• The new file/untar, file/untgz, and file/unzip libraries support unpacking widely used archive formats;
• The new lazy-require form allows programs to delay the loading and instantiation of helper modules until they are needed;
• The new data/bit-vector library provides an implementation of bit vectors (a mutable sequence of booleans) supporting popcount;
• The racket/generic library allows the specification of default method implementations for core datatypes;
• Scribble now renders Markdown format files via the --markdown command-line flag.

Check out the changelog for a complete list of updates and new features.

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