Batteries included –Racket’s extensive standard library gets your projects off the ground quickly.
Cross-platform –Racket runs on Linux, macOS, and Windows. Develop on one; deploy to all three.
Powerful macros & languages –Racket’s crown jewel is its macro system, which lets you freely extend the language.
Mature, stable, open source – Racket is a mature LGPL project that’s actively developed and maintained.
DrRacket IDE & tons of documentation –DrRacket is a graphical IDE that’s integrated with Racket’s vast documentation.
The best of Scheme and Lisp –Racket started life as a Scheme implementation, but then grew into new areas.
The principles of Racket
- Racket is about creating new programming languages quickly.
- Racket provides building blocks for strong protection mechanisms.
- Racket turns extra-linguistic mechanisms into linguistic constructs
(From The Principles of Racket.)