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Data, Visibility, and Abstraction by Stuart Sierra Posted on Jul 15, 2013 Stuart Sierra introduces some general guidelines for designing systems which make their data and abstractions more transparent to developers, using code examples in Clojure. 1

Engines of Abstraction by Jim Duey Posted on Jun 13, 2013 Jim Duey surveys several abstraction techniques that can help in writing reusable code in Clojure. 1

Expressing Abstraction - Abstracting Expression by Ola Bini Posted on Nov 01, 2012 Ola Bini attempts to answer a few questions: Why are new languages still being created, Is it worth choosing languages strategically, and Does language actually matter? 2

The Mapping Dilemma by David Nolen Posted on Dec 15, 2011 David Nolen critiques the tools, languages and methodologies used today from the perspective of solving the “mapping dilemma”, introducing match, a pattern matching library for Clojure. 3

Clojure: The Art of Abstraction by Alex Miller Posted on Aug 09, 2011 Alex Miller presents some of the abstractions that make Clojure a great language: Collections, Sequence and Higher Order Functions, Multimethods, Protocols, Atoms, Macros, and others. 1

Abstractions at Scale–Our Experiences at Twitter by Marius Eriksen Posted on Dec 14, 2010 Marius Eriksen considers that scalability problems appear when leaky abstractions are used, exemplifying with RDBMS, GC, and threads, presenting abstractions that help dealing with scalability issues: map-reduce, shared-nothing web applications, big table, all providing narrow access to explicit resources. 1

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