The Joy of Clojure, Second Edition is a deep look at the Clojure language. Fully updated for Clojure 1.6, this new edition goes beyond just syntax to show you the "why" of Clojure and how to write fluent Clojure code. You'll learn functional and declarative approaches to programming and will master the techniques that make Clojure so elegant and efficient.
About the Technology
About the Book
The Joy of Clojure, Second Edition is a deep account of the Clojure language. Fully updated for Clojure 1.6, this new edition goes beyond the syntax to show you how to write fluent Clojure code. You'll learn functional and declarative approaches to programming and will master techniques that make Clojure elegant and efficient. The book shows you how to solve hard problems related to concurrency, interoperability, and performance, and how great it can be to think in the Clojure way.
- Build web apps using ClojureScript
- Master functional programming techniques
- Simplify concurrency
- Covers Clojure 1.6
About the Reader
About the Author
Michael Fogus and Chris Houser are contributors to the Clojure and ClojureScript programming languages and the authors of various Clojure libraries and language features.
A cornucopia of programming concepts.
- From the Foreword by William E. Byrd and Daniel P. Friedman, authors of "The Reasoned Schemer"
Clojure changes the way we think about programming—this book changes the way we think about Clojure.
- Cristofer Weber, NeoGrid
Clear examples for both novice and experienced programmers.
- Jasper Lievisse Adriaanse, M:Tier
A joy to read. I couldn't put it down.
- Heather Campbell, Kainos
Table of contents
- Brief Table of Contents
- Table of Contents
- Praise for the First Edition
- Foreword to the Second Edition
- Foreword to the First Edition
- About this Book
- About Clojure
- About the Cover Illustration
- Part 1. Foundations
- Part 2. Data types
- Part 3. Functional programming techniques
- Part 4. Large-scale design
- Part 5. Host symbiosis
- Part 6. Tangential considerations
- List of Figures
- List of Tables
- List of Listings
- Title: The Joy of Clojure, Second Edition
- Release date: May 2014
- Publisher(s): Manning Publications
- ISBN: 9781617291418
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