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Distributed Apps: The Joys of Testing and Debugging

Posted by Chris Houser  on  Oct 12, 2012 Posted by Chris Houser Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 12, 2012

Chris Houser discusses stack traces in Clojure and introduces a library for investigating activity across multiple threads and servers, plus a technique for reproducing race conditions.


Macros are Hard!

Posted by David McNeil  on  Oct 04, 2012 1 Posted by David McNeil Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 04, 2012 1

David McNeil introduces a model for thinking about Clojure evaluation through code samples with the purpose for an easier understanding and writing of macros.


Beyond Ninjas: DOM Manipulation with ClojureScript and Domina

Posted by Luke VanderHart  on  Oct 04, 2012 Posted by Luke VanderHart Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 04, 2012

Luke VanderHart introduces Domina – DOM manipulation library –, explaining a new way of writing dynamic web pages.


Building ClojureScript Libraries: Google Closure and Challenges of a Young Language

Posted by Creighton Kirkendall  on  Sep 28, 2012 Posted by Creighton Kirkendall Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 28, 2012

Creighton Kirkendall introduces Google Closure Tools and the challenges writing a ClojureScript library.


ClojureScript Anatomy

Posted by Michael Fogus  on  Sep 24, 2012 1 Posted by Michael Fogus Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 24, 2012 1

Michael Fogus discusses the internal workings of ClojureScript, how it analyzes and compiles Clojure code to JavaScript.


Bootstrapping Clojure at Groupon

Posted by Tyler Jennings  on  Sep 19, 2012 1 Posted by Tyler Jennings Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 19, 2012 1

Tyler Jennings presents how he ended up choosing Clojure, how he is using a Ruby tool-chain in Clojure, plus advice on introducing Clojure to a team.


DSLs in Clojure

Posted by Jim Duey  on  Sep 18, 2012 Posted by Jim Duey Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 18, 2012

Jim Duey advises on solving a problem by dividing it in smaller requirements that are dealt with, then using DSLs to compose results into one big solution. Code samples in Clojure.


Engineering(,) A Path to Science: "I don't want to die in a language I can't understand"

Posted by Richard P. Gabriel  on  Sep 14, 2012 1 Posted by Richard P. Gabriel Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 14, 2012 1

Richard P. Gabriel expands upon “Mixin-based Inheritance” by G. Bracha and W. Cook, observing that software engineering precedes science and incommensurability can be used to detect paradigm shifts.


Namespaces, Vars, and Symbols (Oh, My!)

Posted by Craig Andera  on  Sep 10, 2012 5 Posted by Craig Andera Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 10, 2012 5

Craig Andera explains how some of the main Clojure constructs – namespaces, vars, symbols – are processed during the read and eval phases of the compilation.


Continuous Testing in Clojure

Posted by Bill Caputo  on  Sep 06, 2012 1 Posted by Bill Caputo Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 06, 2012 1

Bill Caputo discusses adopting continuous testing for Clojure, what are the goals of such a practice, how it differs from other languages, practical considerations (tools, setup) and a demonstration.


The Generative Generation

Posted by Aaron Bedra  on  Sep 05, 2012 Posted by Aaron Bedra Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 05, 2012

Aaron Bedra shows code samples for writing Clojure tests using the test.generative framework, explaining why this framework and testing are useful.


Thinking in Data

Posted by Stuart Sierra  on  Aug 30, 2012 7 Posted by Stuart Sierra Follow 4 Followers  on  Aug 30, 2012 7

Stuart Sierra discusses using a data-oriented programming approach in order to create programs that are easier to write and test. The session is accompanied with Clojure code samples.

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