STMX is a high-performance Common Lisp library for composable Software Transactional Memory (STM), a concurrency control mechanism aimed at making concurrent programming easier to write and understand. Instead of traditional lock-based programming, one programs with atomic memory transactions: if a memory transaction returns normally it is committed. If it signals an error, it is rolled back. Transactions can safely run in parallel in different threads, are re-executed from the beginning in case of conflicts or if consistent reads cannot be guaranteed, and effects of a transaction are not visible from other threads until committed. This gives freedom from deadlocks, automatic rollback on failure, and aims to resolve the tension between granularity and concurrency.
UnCommon Web is a Web application framework. UnCommon Web features a component based UI construction toolkit, template and programmatic dynamic HTML generation engines, and linear (also known as modal or continuation) page flow control. UnCommon Web can sit behind Apache or a pure Lisp Web server.
CL-Readline is an UFFI-based Common Lisp interface to the GNU Readline library. In addition to basic Readline functionality it features customizable completions, completions based on a Common Lisp package, multi-line expression reader, and support for non-echoing input. This software has been superseded by Linedit.