This is the first definitive reference for the Clojure language, providing both an introduction to functional programming in general and a more specific introduction to Clojure's features.
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Table of contents (14 chapters)
About this book
This book is the first definitive reference for the Clojure language, providing both an introduction to functional programming in general and a more specific introduction to Clojure’s features. This book demonstrates the use of the language through examples, including features such as software transactional memory (STM) and immutability, which may be new to programmers coming from other languages.
- Overview of functional programming and description of what sets Clojure apart from other languages
- Detailed explanation of Clojure’s special features
- Examples of real-world tasks that are well-suited to Clojure’s capabilities, starting with simple tasks and moving on to more complex applications
- functional programming
- parallel programming
- programming language
About the authors
Book Title: Practical Clojure
Authors: Luke VanderHart, Stuart Sierra
Editors: Clay Andres, Steve Anglin, Mark Beckner, Ewan Buckingham, Gary Cornell, Jonathan Gennick, Jonathan Hassell, Michelle Lowman, Matthew Moodie, Duncan Parkes, Jeffrey Pepper, Frank Pohlmann, Douglas Pundick, Ben Renow-Clarke, Dominic Shakeshaft, Matt Wade, Tom Welsh, Jim Markham, Tracy Brown, … Katie Stence
Publisher: Apress Berkeley, CA
eBook Packages: Professional and Applied Computing, Professional and Applied Computing (R0), Apress Access Books
Copyright Information: Luke VanderHart and Stuart Sierra 2010
Softcover ISBN: 978-1-4302-7231-1Published: 01 June 2010
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4302-7230-4Published: 31 December 2011
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: 232