Category “Common Lisp” — 9 articles




Earlier this year we did compare compare Aggregating NBA data, PostgreSQL vs MongoDB then talked about PostgreSQL, Aggregates and histograms where we even produced a nice Histogram chart directly within the awesome psql console. Today, let’s get that same idea to the next level, with pgcharts: The new pgcharts application The application’s specifications are quite simple: edit an SQL query, set your categories and your data series, add in some legends, and get a nice chart.



Thanks to Mickael on twitter I got to read an article about loosing scope with some common programming languages. As the blog article Lost in scope references functional programming languages and plays with both Javascript and Erlang, I though I had to try it out with Common Lisp too. So, here we go with a simple Common Lisp attempt. The Lost in scope article begins with defining a very simple function returning a boolean value, only true when it’s not monday.

Dimitri Fontaine

PostgreSQL Major Contributor

Open Source Software Engineer

France