PragPub: Issue #25

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Issue #25, July 2011

  • Clojure Building Blocks
    • Jeff introduces Clojure fundamentals and uses them to show why you might want to explore this language further.
  • Clojure Collections
    • Steven explains the benefits of immutability and explores how Clojure’s data collections handle it.
  • Create Unix Services with Clojure
    • Aaron is the coauthor (with Stuart Halloway) of the forthcoming Programming Clojure, Second Edition. Here he gives a practical, hands-on experience with Clojure.
  • Growing a DSL with Clojure
    • From seed to full bloom, Ambrose takes us through the steps to grow a domain-specific language in Clojure.
  • Pair Programming Benefits
    • Two heads are better than one, and four hands are better than two.
  • When Did That Happen?
    • UNIX turns 37 this month, and Dan flashes back to the 70s to see how it all began.

Plus: Up Front, Choice Bits, Calendar, Shady Illuminations, But Wait, There’s More…