Rich Hickey presents the motivation, design and use of the Clojure core.async library, the reasons for choosing the CSP approach and how it helps to structure applications.
Rich Hickey, the author of Clojure and designer of Datomic, is a software designer with over 25 years of experience in various domains. Rich has worked on scheduling systems, broadcast automation, audio analysis and finger printing, database design, yield management, exit poll systems, and machine listenings, in a variety of languages. He is the CTO at Cognitect.
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