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Clojure For The Brave And True

Daniel Higginbotham

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No Starch Press,US
01 August 2017
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-from the very moment you were born, you?ve felt it calling to you. At long last you?ll be united with the programming language you?ve been longing for- Clojure!

As a Lisp-style functional programming language, Clojure lets you write robust and elegant code, and because it runs on the Java Virtual Machine, you can take advantage of the vast Java ecosystem. Clojure for the Brave and True offers a dessert-first approach- you?ll start playing with real programs immediately, as you steadily acclimate to the abstract but powerful features of Lisp and functional programming. Inside you?ll find an offbeat, practical guide to Clojure, filled with quirky sample programs that catch cheese thieves and track glittery vampires.

Learn how to--Wield Clojure?s core functions-Use Emacs for Clojure development-Write macros to modify Clojure itself-Use Clojure?s tools to simplify concurrency and parallel programmingClojure for the Brave and True assumes no prior experience with Clojure, the Java Virtual Machine, or functional programming. Are you ready, brave reader, to meet your true destiny? Grab your best pair of parentheses-you?re about to embark on an epic journey into the world of Clojure!
By:   Daniel Higginbotham
Imprint:   No Starch Press,US
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 178mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   644g
ISBN:   9781593275914
ISBN 10:   1593275919
Pages:   328
Publication Date:   01 August 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Daniel Higginbotham has been a professional programmer for eleven years, half of that at McKinsey & Company, where he used Clojure to build mobile and web applications. He has also contributed to the curriculum for ClojureBridge, an organization that offers free, beginner-friendly Clojure workshops for women. Daniel blogs about programming and life at http-//www.flyingmachinestudios.com, and can be found on Twitter, @nonrecursive. He lives in Durham, North Carolina, with his wife and four cats.

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