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Clojure in the Wild Web–7 Reflections



Ignacio Thayer shares his team’s experience working with Clojure, some of the problems encountered, and provides advice for a faster development cycle.


Ignacio Thayer is Co-founder and CTO of, a San-Francisco based company that seeks to help Americans get out of debt on their own. Before that he worked on state-of-the-art statistical machine translation systems at Google and the University of Southern California. He has authored several publications and patents in the areas of natural language processing and heuristic search.

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Apr 23, 2013

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  • Nice presentation of DSL capabilities of Clojure

    by Donald Parish,

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    Checking out now!

  • Nice and informative.

    by Michael Swierczek,

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    Coming from a Java background, with a very modest Lisp experience, I picked up the Clojure basics pretty quickly. Selling it to my colleagues as a good fit for our work projects? That's another story.

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