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Practical Clojure

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  • 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)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi
  2. The Clojure Way

    • Luke VanderHart, Stuart Sierra
    Pages 1-15
  3. The Clojure Environment

    • Luke VanderHart, Stuart Sierra
    Pages 17-27
  4. Controlling Program Flow

    • Luke VanderHart, Stuart Sierra
    Pages 29-49
  5. Data in Clojure

    • Luke VanderHart, Stuart Sierra
    Pages 51-71
  6. Sequences

    • Luke VanderHart, Stuart Sierra
    Pages 73-94
  7. State Management

    • Luke VanderHart, Stuart Sierra
    Pages 95-113
  8. Namespaces and Libraries

    • Luke VanderHart, Stuart Sierra
    Pages 115-126
  9. Metadata

    • Luke VanderHart, Stuart Sierra
    Pages 127-131
  10. Multimethods and Hierarchies

    • Luke VanderHart, Stuart Sierra
    Pages 133-142
  11. Java Interoperability

    • Luke VanderHart, Stuart Sierra
    Pages 143-157
  12. Parallel Programming

    • Luke VanderHart, Stuart Sierra
    Pages 159-166
  13. Macros and Metaprogramming

    • Luke VanderHart, Stuart Sierra
    Pages 167-178
  14. Datatypes and Protocols

    • Luke VanderHart, Stuart Sierra
    Pages 179-187
  15. Performance

    • Luke VanderHart, Stuart Sierra
    Pages 189-198
  16. Back Matter

    Pages 199-210

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

Keywords

  • Clojure
  • Java
  • control
  • controlling
  • functional programming
  • management
  • parallel programming
  • performance
  • programming
  • programming language

About the authors

Luke VanderHart is a professional software developer living and working in Washington, D.C. as a consultant with NuWave Solutions. He has more than five years of experience working with the Java platform, and has worked on programs ranging from distributed client-server networks serving and synchronizing semantic XML data, to GUI development using Java Swing, to enterprise web portals serving tens of thousands of pages per day. He is a very active member of the Clojure community.

Bibliographic Information

  • 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

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4302-7230-4

  • 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: 978-1-4302-7231-1

  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4302-7230-4

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: 232

  • Topics: Compilers and Interpreters, Software Engineering

Buying options

eBook USD 39.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-4302-7230-4
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 49.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)