Clojure Cookbook: Recipes for Functional Programming [NOOK Book]

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With more than 150 detailed recipes, this cookbook shows experienced Clojure developers how to solve a variety of programming tasks with this JVM language. The solutions cover everything from building dynamic websites and working with databases to network communication, cloud computing, and advanced testing strategies. And more than 60 of the world’s best Clojurians contributed recipes.


Each recipe includes code that you can use right away, ...

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Clojure Cookbook: Recipes for Functional Programming

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Overview

With more than 150 detailed recipes, this cookbook shows experienced Clojure developers how to solve a variety of programming tasks with this JVM language. The solutions cover everything from building dynamic websites and working with databases to network communication, cloud computing, and advanced testing strategies. And more than 60 of the world’s best Clojurians contributed recipes.


Each recipe includes code that you can use right away, along with a discussion on how and why the solution works, so you can adapt these patterns, approaches, and techniques to situations not specifically covered in this cookbook.

  • Master built-in primitive and composite data structures
  • Create, develop and publish libraries, using the Leiningen tool
  • Interact with the local computer that’s running your application
  • Manage network communication protocols and libraries
  • Use techniques for connecting to and using a variety of databases
  • Build and maintain dynamic websites, using the Ring HTTP server library
  • Tackle application tasks such as packaging, distributing, profiling, and logging
  • Take on cloud computing and heavyweight distributed data crunching
  • Dive into unit, integration, simulation, and property-based testing
Clojure Cookbook is a collaborative project with contributions from some of the world’s best Clojurians, whose backgrounds range from aerospace to social media, banking to robotics, AI research to e-commerce.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449366407
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/5/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 476
  • Sales rank: 1,248,178
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Luke VanderHart is a Clojure/ClojureScript developer, a member of Clojure/core, and a co-author of Practical Clojure (Apress, 2010). Luke lives in Maryland.


Ryan Neufeld is an experienced software developer with Relevance, Inc. Although a first-time author, Ryan has worked at a number of established startups.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1: Primitive Data

Chapter 2: Composite Data

Chapter 3: General Computing

Chapter 4: Local I/O

Chapter 5: Network I/O and Web Services

Chapter 6: Databases

Chapter 7: Web Applications

Chapter 8: Performance and Production

Chapter 9: Distributed Computation

Chapter 10: Testing

Index

Colophon

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