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Solving New School with the Old School (Clojure)



Jearvon Dharrie discusses Clojure, a language that's taking some older ideas and solving 21st-century problems. Topics that are discussed: Clojure's answer to types, clojure.spec, the ability to write and reason about parallelism and concurrency with core.async, and more.


Jearvon Dharrie is a software engineer at Comcast. He spends his day working with Javascript, Ruby, and Python. In his free time he enjoys toying with programming languages. He is currently interested in Clojure and ClojureScript.

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Software is changing the world. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Oct 24, 2018