Steve Miner discusses tag literals and data readers, what’s new in Clojure 1.5, and EDN (Extensible Data Notation).
Steve Miner is a software developer with a fondness for Clojure. He has programmed professionally in many languages, including Common Lisp, Smalltalk, Objective-C and Java. Most of his career has been with Silicon Valley companies such as SRI International, Xerox PARC, ParcPlace and Apple. Steve received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. He now resides in South Carolina.
Clojure/West is the newest conference creation from Alex Miller (aka @puredanger). Alex has been running the Strange Loop conference in St. Louis since 2009, smashing together the worlds of functional and dynamic programming languages, concurrency, distributed systems, web and mobile. Since early 2010, Alex has also been part of a team using Clojure at Revelytix.