Rough Cuts is a service from Safari Books Online that gives you early access to content on cutting-edge Clojure Programming: Rough Cuts Version. By Chas. FWIW, I and my coauthors are writing “Clojure Programming” for (e.g. generating PDF and HTML versions of library developer guides and such). It should be available as an O’Reilly Rough Cut soon; if you snag it (or any. I’ve found the writing of Clojure Programming to be very dull, to be honest. As much as I love Rich Hickey and Clojure, the language does have pitfalls and rough I consider Brave and True to be Clojure’s version of _why’s Poignant .. mechanism for memorizing key short cuts (or not remembering and.
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‘Clojure Programming’ book now available – cemerick
Do less work when testing your Python code, but be just as expressive, just as elegant, and just as readable. Clokure skipped the emacs chapter and there was no dependency to emacs through the rest of the book. Some day I will go back and edit this down to size:. There’s really no need. There was some talk of an updated edition, which I’d buy the instant it came out.
I’m currently unemployed, sitting adjacent to a large pile of empty Indian food takeout bags, skimming a book on Abstract Algebra to better understand a paper on theory of deep neural networks—all of which has no connection to any lasting thing I’m doing aside from not working on a side project which happens to be at a local minimum of interest at the moment.
Your software needs to leverage multiple cores, handle thousands of users and terabytes of data, and continue working in the face of both hardware and software failure.
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The free lunch is over for single core, and threads and locks are too complicated to get right. Clojure provides a literal syntax that compiles java. Clojure Programming is now available!
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But it implements this using a Clojure macro that surrounds the body of your code with a try One of the books that did bootstrap my core concepts was: Then there are transducers, the decoupling that OO can only dream about.
Hacker News new comments show ask jobs submit. I’m not in any way associated to the book or the author, I’m just super thankful for all the times this book has helped me to learn new things and solve issues: In Python, you opt-in to lazy iteration by writing your own iterators or letting the language write iterators for you by using generator functions via the yield keyword.
This as lots of concepts are explained in passing. Some languages attempt to programking the above problems with a restrictive or verbose layer of static typing. Me, I’m fairly dumb and lazy, and basically at the point where I wish I’d stuck with something versioj Python all along.
But, a better idea came eventually, one that I hope enough of you will cotton to to make an impact: Notify me of new comments via email.
I came to Clojure having experience with Java and Emacs. Skip to main content. GigaMos on Jan 8, I think you’re right, the book is not suitable for first time learners without any or much background in programming.
I think it’s a good introduction, and as someone who’s programmed in a lot of cufs over the years it was accessible without being too dumbed-down. That is a good enough reason to learn and use. That’s on my to-read list hahaha. I am deeply grateful to this book and it actually made a big difference in my life. When my boss wanted me to try Clojure to build a quite boring and normal REST api, it took about a day to get up to speed and I’ve never been more productive with any other language.
I am looking, but not finding, a Python equivalent to Potemkin:. People who didn’t know Clojure and who had no exposure to Lisp could confidently agree that the behavior of the program was to spec.
Arduino is an open-source platform that makes DIY electronics projects easier than ever. I have exactly different feeling about the language.
Of course, you can preorder the dead-tree version of it as well; easy links to both options are available at cloiure. By purchasing it nowyou will be able to read the ebook via Safari as it progresses through its final stages, and leave feedback that we will take into account through that process.
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