Chapter 17. Clojure changes the way you think

This chapter covers

  • Thinking in the domain
  • Testing
  • Invisible design patterns
  • Error handling and debugging

In this final chapter, we’ll cover some tangential topics that you might already be familiar with, but perhaps not from a Clojure perspective. Our discussion will start with domain-specific languages (DSLs) and the unique way Clojure applications are built from a layering of unique application-specific DSLs. Next, you’re unlikely to be ignorant of the general push toward a test-driven development (TDD) philosophy with a special focus on unit testing. We’ll explore why Clojure is especially conducive to unit testing and why it’s often unnecessary. Next, whether you agree with the cult of ...

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