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Clojure in Action, Second Edition by Amit Rathore and Francis Avila

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Preface to the Second Edition

Many new arrivals to Clojure—including Amit Rathore, the primary author of Clojure in Action—come from the world of enterprise software. Theirs is a world of staticly typed, object-oriented, rigid languages tied to enormous ecosystems of tools, frameworks, and libraries designed to introduce looser coupling among components and ever-changing business requirements. This is the Java and C# world of dependency injection, servlet containers, XML configuration, and code generation. Because Clojure runs on Java it is a natural choice for people seeking to escape the complexity of their world without completely leaving the good and familiar behind. The scary and unfamiliar aspects of Clojure for enterprise software developers ...

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