I've been using Maxima since my undergraduate (over 10 years), now with Ubuntu20.04 lts, I become a newbie of SageMath. For a small project (both symbolical and numerical), in particular, student lab activities, Maxima has been a powerful tool for analyzing and visualizing data. (The Android version is also fantastic, but the poor keyboard.)
Mathematica is always enemy/friend. (My coworkers are all Mathematica speakers.)
Interestingly, one of the oldest symbolic math programs which still gets maintained and used today is called Maxima! - Source: Reddit / 6 days ago
Not exactly what you're looking for, but Maxima is a computer algebra system written in Lisp. There are lots of references on the "Documentation" link from that page, some of which might be useful for you. - Source: Reddit / 22 days ago
Emacs is still largely the extensible environment, its orientation being towards operating on or with text and buffers. There's some others that do exist, namely StumpWM and Maxima, but along with Emacs these are primarily only great for working within the domains of software writing itself, system administration or the sciences. These are still great systems to use, explore, and understand how they're employing... - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
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