Clear, practical Clojure for the professional programmer Professional Clojure is the experienced developer's guide to functional programming using the Clojure language. Designed specifically to meet the needs of professional developers, this book briefly introduces functional programming before skipping directly to the heart of using Clojure in a real-world setting. The discussion details the read eval print workflow that enables fast feedback loops, then dives into enterprise-level Clojure development with expert guidance on web services, testing, datomics, performance, and more. Read from beginning to end, this book serves as a clear, direct guide to Clojure programming but the comprehensive coverage and detail makes it extraordinarily useful as a quick reference for mid-project snags. The author team includes four professional Clojure developers, ensuring professional-level instruction from a highly practical perspective.
Clojure is an open-source programming language maintained and supported by Cognitect., and quickly gaining use across industries at companies like Amazon, Walmart, Facebook, Netflix, and more. This guide provides a concise, yet thorough resource for professional developers needing to quickly put Clojure to work.
, Jeremy Anderson
, Nick Bailey
, Justin Holguin
, Michael Gaare
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of Publication:
Professional and scholarly
About the authors Jeremy Anderson is a Developer at Code Adept, and a Clojure contributor. Michael Gaare is the platform technical lead at Nextangles, a financial technology startup. Justin Holguin is a software engineer at Puppet Labs, where he specializes in Clojure backend services. Nick Bailey is a Clojure enthusiast and the maintainer of the Clojure java.jmx library. He is a software architect at DataStax. Timothy Pratley is a Clojure contributor at Outpace Systems, Inc. Visit us at wrox.com where you have access to free code samples, Programmer to Programmer forums, and discussions on the latest happenings in the industry from around the world.
A book that makes you think, from the first chapter's dive into thoughtful code-led examples, and covers web services, testing and performance. Brings you closer to functional thinking. (MagPi, October 2016)