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

    by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers 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 that explores the core parts of the language while introducing the reader to Clojure's pragmatic and idiomatic nature. InfoQ has spoken with Francis Avila to learn more about his book, Clojure's advantages, and its future.

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    Clojure Recipes Review and Q&A

    by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers 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 features and syntax to setting up more complex projects that integrate external libraries. The book contains a collection of "weekend" projects targeting web client and server apps, implementing DSLs, using Datomic, Cascalog, Hadoop, etc.

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    Key Lessons Learned from Transition to NoSQL at an Online Gambling Website

    by Dan Macklin Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 21, 2015 3

    In this article, author Dan Macklin discusses the transition to Riak NoSQL and Erlang based architecture coupled with Convergent Replicated Data Types (CRDTs) and lessons learned with the transition.

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From Imperative to Functional and Back-Monads are for Functional Languages

Posted by Ron Pressler Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 27, 2015

Language designers are tempted to graft functional monads onto imperative languages due to a flaw in the basic concurrency abstract, the thread; a flaw that is easily rectified by introducing fibers. 4

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

Posted by Jan Stenberg Follow 6 Followers 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

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Elixir in Action Review and Q&A with the Author

Posted by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Aug 08, 2015

Elixir in action aims to introduce readers to Elixir and the Erlang virtual machine while also discussing concurrent programming topics, fault-tolerance, and topics related to high-availability.

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Deploying Microservices to AWS at Gilt: Introducing ION-Roller

Posted by Natalia Bartol Follow 0 Followers , Gary Coady Follow 0 Followers , Adrian Trenaman Follow 0 Followers 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

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Concise Java

Posted by Casimir Saternos Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 28, 2015

Unix pioneer Ken Thompson once said, “one of my most productive days was throwing away 1000 lines of code.” In this article Cas Saternos highlights practices now possible for writing concise Java code 13

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F# Deep Dives Review and Author Q&A

Posted by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Feb 18, 2015

F# Deep Dives is a new book aimed at showing the business value that using F# brings in practice. It presents 11 industrial scenarios and their solution with F# using a functional-first approach.

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Scala in Large Scale Systems

Posted by Dave Hrycyszyn Follow 0 Followers 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

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

Posted by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers 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.

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Swift Programming Language

Posted by Gustavo Machado Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 27, 2014

This year, Apple surprisingly unveiled Swift, a new programming language for iOS and OSX at WWDC. This article details why Swift is an enrichment to the Apple ecosystem.

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