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Clojure for Finance by Timothy Washington

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Chapter 6. Surveying the Landscape

So far, this book has been driven by the problem domain, pulling in Clojure's features as we need to solve a specific problem. The purpose of this chapter is to step back and review all of Clojure's features together. We'll review Clojure's scalars, collection types, and composite data types again. Then, we'll take a look at how to use Clojure's functions to access, update, and compose data structures.

We'll look at I/O operations and ways to approach what are called side effects. We'll also touch on Clojure's options when dealing with concurrency and parallelism and gain an understanding of the difference between the two. We'll then take our accumulated Clojure knowledge and compare it to similar computation ...

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