Living Clojure: An Introduction and Training Plan for Developers

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$17.43
UPC:
9781491909041
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media; 1 edition (April 30, 2015)
Binding:
Paperback
Pages:
242
Shipping Weight:
14.1 ounces
Language:
English
Product Dimensions:
7 x 0.6 x 9.2 inches
ISBN-10:
1491909048
ISBN-13:
978-1491909041
Author:
Carin Meier

Product Overview

If youre an experienced programmer who has not worked with Clojure before, this guide is the perfect thorough but gentle introduction for you. Author Carin Meier not only provides a practical overview of this JVM language and its functional programming concepts, but also includes a complete hands-on training course to help you learn Clojure in a structured way.The first half of the book takes you through Clojures unique design and lets you try your hand at two Clojure projects, including a web app. The holistic course in second half provides you with critical tools and resources, including ways to plug into the Clojure community.Understand the basic structure of a Clojure expressionLearn how to shape and control code in a functional wayDiscover how Clojure handles real-world state and concurrencyTake advantage of Java classes and learn how Clojure handles polymorphismManage and use libraries in a Clojure projectUse the core.async library for asynchronous and concurrent communicationExplore the power of macros in Clojure programmingLearn how to think in Clojure by following the books seven-week training course

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