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The Cucumber for Java Book by Seb Rose, Matt Wynne, Aslak Hellesoy

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Clojure

The Clojure website describes Clojure like this:[99]

It is designed to be a general-purpose language, combining the approachability and interactive development of a scripting language with an efficient and robust infrastructure for multithreaded programming. Clojure is a compiled language—it compiles directly to JVM bytecode, yet remains completely dynamic. Every feature supported by Clojure is supported at runtime. Clojure provides easy access to the Java frameworks, with optional type hints and type inference, to ensure that calls to Java can avoid reflection.

The profusion of parentheses might confuse a Java programmer, but they should come as no surprise, because Clojure is a dialect of Lisp—which of course means that Clojure ...

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