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Why Prismatic Goes Faster With Clojure



Bradford Cross recommends creating custom libraries containing composable abstractions instead of monolithic frameworks, exemplifying with Flop, Store, Graph, and Newsfeeds, all written in Clojure.


Bradford Cross is the CEO of Prismatic. Before starting Prismatic, he was a founder at Flightcaster, where he built the core flight delay prediction systems. Prior to Flightcaster, he worked on infrastructure at Google via ThoughtWorks. He studied Computer Engineering and Finance and Virginia Tech, and studies Mathematics at UC Berkeley.

About the conference

Clojure/West is a new conference bringing the Clojure community together to discuss techniques, tools, and the state of the Clojure ecosystem March 16-17th for three tracks of sessions. Prior to the conference, register for three days of training by the Clojure experts.

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May 29, 2012