Living Clojure: An Introduction And Training Plan For Developers

  • Publish Date: 2015-04-30
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Carin Meier
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If youre an experienced programmer who has not worked with Clojure before, this guide is the perfect thorough but gentle introduction for you. Author Carin Meier not only provides a practical overview of this JVM language and its functional programming concepts, but also includes a complete hands-on training course to help you learn Clojure in a structured way.

The first half of the book takes you through Clojures unique design and lets you try your hand at two Clojure projects, including a web app. The holistic course in second half provides you with critical tools and resources, including ways to plug into the Clojure community.

  • Understand the basic structure of a Clojure expression
  • Learn how to shape and control code in a functional way
  • Discover how Clojure handles real-world state and concurrency
  • Take advantage of Java classes and learn how Clojure handles polymorphism
  • Manage and use libraries in a Clojure project
  • Use the core.async library for asynchronous and concurrent communication
  • Explore the power of macros in Clojure programming
  • Learn how to think in Clojure by following the books seven-week training course

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