Raleigh, NC—Clojure is a powerful, dynamic programming language that runs on the Java VM. Now updated to Clojure 1.3, Programming Clojure, 2nd Ed. (Pragmatic Bookshelf, $35.00) is here to help you keep up with the significant changes in this important language.
Rich Hickey, creator of the Clojure language, says, "A lot has changed since the first edition of the book. Yes, the language has had some enhancements, such as protocols and records. Most significant, though, is that Clojure has seen adoption across a wide variety of domains. People are building start-ups, analyzing large data sets, and doing communications, financial, web, and database work in Clojure."
Pragmatic authors Stu Halloway and Aaron Bedra describe the modifications to the numerics system in Clojure 1.3, explain new Clojure concepts such as Protocols and Datatypes, and teach you how to think in Clojure.
You'll get thorough coverage of all the new features of Clojure 1.3, and enjoy reorganized and rewritten chapters that reflect the significance of new Clojure concepts. Many code examples have been rewritten or replaced, and every page has been reevaluated in the light of Clojure 1.3.
As Aaron and Stu show you how to build an application from scratch, you'll get a rich view into a complete Clojure workflow. And you'll get an invaluable education in thinking in Clojure as you work out solutions to the various parts of a problem.
Clojure is becoming the language of choice for many who are moving to functional programming or dealing with the challenges of concurrency. Clojure offers:
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For more information about the book, including: code, errata, discussions, full table of contents, excerpts from the book and more, see the catalog page for Programming Clojure, 2nd Edition.
Programming Clojure, 2nd Edition
Publisher: Pragmatic Bookshelf
By Stuart Halloway, Aaron Bedra
Print ISBN: 9781934356869
Print Price: $35.00
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