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1[[tags:main navigation]]
3== Welcome
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9Welcome to the Chicken wiki.
11This wiki was created with the purpose of providing documentation for [[|Chicken]].
12Chicken is an implementation of the Scheme programming language that can compile Scheme programs to C code as well as interpret them.
14You can use the search form in the left to get to what you want or
15start browsing through the following pages.
16Also, if a function is properly documented, chances are you can go to {{/function}} to get to
17its documentation.
19== About Chicken
21; [[elevator-pitch|Elevator pitch]] : A brief explanation of why CHICKEN is suitable for Real World tasks
22; [[Chicken for programmers of other languages]] : Chicken for programmers of C, Ruby, Python and other programming languages
23; [[Portability]] : Supported platforms
24; [[platforms|Platforms & packages]] : Listing of all platforms where CHICKEN is available in pre-packaged form
25; [[Download]] : Get the sources
26; [[maintainers|Maintainers]] : People who maintain CHICKEN
27; [[Software]] : Software people have written using CHICKEN
29== Using Chicken
31; [[Tutorials]] : Tutorials about all things CHICKEN!
32; [[man/4/The User's Manual|The User's Manual]] : How to use it and reference manual
33; [[Eggs]] : Information about CHICKEN extension-libraries (eggs)
34; [[Tips and tricks]] : Some handy tips
35; [[Code snippets]] : Various small coding examples
37== The Chicken community
39; [[Active Projects]] : join a CHICKEN-based project, or start one!
40; [[discussion-groups|Discussion groups]] : Mailing lists and IRC channel about CHICKEN
41; [[Logos|Art]] : CHICKEN-related art (logos, desktop backgrounds etc)
42; [[Users]] : A list of users and contributors to CHICKEN Scheme
43; [[svn checkout|Wiki edits and SVN]] : How to edit this wiki using Subversion
45== Developing Chicken
47; [[Internals]] : Documentation about the internal structure of CHICKEN
48; [[periodic-tasks|Periodic tasks]] : Automated builds, development snapshots, salmonella results, eggs upload status
49; [[|Trac]] : The Chicken bug and feature tracker
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