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Clojure High Performance Programming - Second Edition by Shantanu Kumar

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Preface

Since the first edition of this book was published in November 2013, Clojure has seen a much wider adoption and has witnessed many success stories. The newer versions of Clojure fortify its performance story while staying close to its roots—simplicity and pragmatism. This edition significantly updates the book for Clojure 1.7, and adds a new chapter on the performance measurement.

The Java Virtual Machine plays a huge role in the performance of the Clojure programs. This edition of the book increases the focus on the JVM tools for performance management, and it explores how to use those. This book is updated to use Java 8, though it also highlights the places where features from Java 7 or 8 have been used.

This book is updated mainly to ...

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