It’s easy to get sidetracked with technology, and that is the danger, but ultimately you have to see what works with the music and what doesn’t. In a lot of cases, less is more. In most cases, less is more.
How to use some best features of Clojure, a LISP like functional programming language, to target big data analysis.
Rich Hickeys Clojure language is not in the new section of hyped languages anymore, which is great news for everybody interested in Clojure. The language has just reached version 1.9, and the amount of strong and precise development that went into this new version deserved an ovational praise. But why would you use Clojure nowadays? What can it do for you that the available trillions of other languages available on the market cannot do, or not as efficiently, with programming in Java 1.9, Python, or NodeJS getting all the hype and the tooling nowadays, with even big consulting firms entering the NodeJS market. Clojure being a...