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Clojure for the Brave and True by Daniel Higginbotham

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Foreword

As you read this hilarious book, you will at some point experience a very serious moment. It is the moment you admit to yourself that programming is more enjoyable after knowing some Clojure. It is also the moment that your investment in this book, in money and time, comes back to you—with interest.

Humor has a certain relationship to seriousness. It is appropriate to joke about serious things, but only after the right amount of time has passed. For example, it took years for me to be able to crack a smile when I remember my favorite uncle’s last words: “Hold my beer.”

This book works in the opposite way. It points out really funny things for the right amount of time before, and perhaps even during, the serious event—that moment you ...

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