Joy of Clojure: Thinking the Clojure Way

Joy of Clojure: Thinking the Clojure Way


By (author) Michael Fogus, By (author) Chris Houser

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  • Publisher: Manning Publications
  • Format: Paperback | 300 pages
  • Dimensions: 186mm x 236mm x 24mm | 599g
  • Publication date: 7 April 2011
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1935182641
  • ISBN 13: 9781935182641
  • Sales rank: 182,642

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HIGHLIGHTDesign more elegant programs by mastering the Clojure programminglanguage and the philosophy behind it.DESCRIPTIONClojure is a dynamic programming language that targets the JavaVirtual Machine. The Joy of Clojure goes beyond the syntax, andshows how to write fluent, idiomatic Clojure code. Readers will learnto approach programming challenges from a Functional perspectiveand master the Lisp techniques that make Clojure so elegant andefficient.According to the authors, there's a "right way" to do things in Clojure.This book will help readers think about problems the "Clojure way,"and recognize when they simply need to change the way they program.Not just another book about programming philosophy, The Joy ofClojure tackles hard software areas like concurrency, interoperability,performance, and more.KEY POINTSF• Tells the deeper story of ClojureF• Covers core Lisp techniquesF• Teaches elegant application designF• Discusses Functional programming idioms

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Michael Fogus is software developer with experience in distributed simulation, machine vision, and expert systems construction. He's actively involved in the Clojure and Scala communities. Chris Houser is a primary contributor to Clojure and has implemented several features for the language.