Media praise for Clojure Programming

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"I often run into what you might call closet functional programmers " people who seem to have a genuine interest in acquainting themselves with a new paradigm, but just can't manage to find the time to do it. Some of those who do invest the time often end up on something like the Typeclassopedia1, where the combined force of jargon and type signatures kill whatever interest they began with. Thanks to Clojure Programming, though, I'm happy to report that this will no longer be a problem. This book gives hope to those who have championed Lisp and / or functional programming in vain. Emerick et al. provide not only a thorough tour of the language, but also demonstrate the beauty and conciseness of its solutions to common problems." Full Review >
-- Jon Gauthier,

"I think I haven't evolved enough to fully appreciate the Clojure, however, I definitely value the way topic is presented. " Full Review >
-- Michal Konrad Owsiak,

""Clojure Programming" is comprehensive, appreciably thorough, and makes a concerted effort to be accessible to the Clojure and JVM neophyte. It also makes no pretenses about easing you into the language: you'll be programming a naïve REPL by the end of chapter one. And this head-first approach is one of the reasons to love this book." Full Review >
-- Rob Friesel,