A series is a data structure much like a sequence, with similar kinds of operations. The difference is that in many situations, operations on series may be composed functionally and yet execute iteratively, without the need to construct intermediate series values explicitly. In this manner, series provide both the clarity of a functional programming style and the efficiency of an iterative programming style. Series is the culmination of many years of design and use of this approach, during which some 100,000 lines of application code have been written (by about half a dozen people over the course of seven years) using the series facility in nearly all iteration situations. This includes one large system (KBEmacs) of over 40,000 lines of code. In a nutshell: Think "Efficient MAPCAR". SERIES translates functional-style expressions into efficient loops.
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 This software has been superseded by Linedit.
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.