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Data Science up and down the Ladder of Abstraction

Posted by Henry Garner on  Dec 02, 2016

Although Clojure lacks the extensive toolbox and analytic community of the most popular data science languages, R and Python, it provides a powerful environment for developing statistical thinking

Clojure in Action, Second Edition, Review and Authors Q&A

Posted by Sergio De Simone on  Feb 17, 2016

Clojure in Action, written by Amit Rahore and Francis Avila, is an essential, thorough, and well organized introduction to Clojure 1.6 core parts. InfoQ has spoken with Francis Avila.

Clojure Recipes Review and Q&A

Posted by Sergio De Simone on  Jan 25, 2016

Addison Wesley’s Clojure Recipes is a new book that aims to help developers to get deeper into Clojure, moving from a generic understanding of the language to setting up more complex projects.

Reactive Messaging Patterns with the Actor Model Book Review and Q&A with Vaughn Vernon

Posted by Jan Stenberg on  Oct 06, 2015

Vaughn Vernon in his new book Reactive Messaging Patterns with the Actor Model introduces the actor model and describes most of the patterns found in the book Enterprise Integration Patterns. 2

Deploying Microservices to AWS at Gilt: Introducing ION-Roller

Posted by Natalia Bartol Gary Coady Adrian Trenaman on  May 08, 2015

This article introduces gilt.com's ION-Roller continuous deployment application, which allows the company to operate a resilient cloud-based microservice platform utilising Scala, Docker and AWS. 11

Scala in Large Scale Systems

Posted by Dave Hrycyszyn on  Feb 03, 2015

First in a series of articles on Scala in large-scale environments, Dave Hrycyszyn speaks to McLaren Applied Technologies' Andrew Jayne about building a custom high-performance data store in Scala. 2

Functional Programming in Scala Review and Q&A with the Authors

Posted by Sergio De Simone on  Dec 08, 2014

Paul Chiusano and Rúnar Bjarnason's Functional Programming in Scala "is not a book about Scala," say the authors, rather it is a principled introduction to functional programming that relies on Scala.

Scala 2.12 Will Only Support Java 8

Posted by Ben Evans on  Jul 29, 2014

Scala 2.12 will require a Java 8 or above JVM to run. This release, scheduled for release in early 2016, will not run on any JVM before version 8.

A Few Good Rules

Posted by Peter Neumark on  Jul 25, 2014

Peter Neumark from Prezi talks about the importance of deciding what development standards to adopt and to detect when they're past their expiry date.

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