Getting Clojure

Author: Russ Olsen
Editor: Pragmatic Bookshelf
ISBN: 1680506099
Size: 16,23 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 323

Behind every programming language lies a vision of how programs should be built. The vision behind Clojure is of a radically simple language framework holding together a sophisticated collection of programming features. Learning Clojure involves much more than just learning the mechanics of the language. To really get Clojure you need to understand the ideas underlying this structure of framework and features. You need this book: an accessible introduction to Clojure that focuses on the ideas behind the language as well as the practical details of writing code. Clojure attracts developers on the cutting edge and is arguably the best language for learning to program in the functional style without compromise. But this comes with a steep learning curve. Getting Clojure directly addresses this by teaching you how to think functionally as it teaches you the language. You'll learn about Clojure's powerful data structures and high-level functions, but you'll also learn what it means for a language to be functional, and how to think in Clojure's functional way. Each chapter of Getting Clojure takes a feature or two or three from the language, explains the syntax and the mechanics behind that feature so that you can make it work before digging into the deeper questions: What is the thinking behind the feature? And how does it fit in with the rest of the language? In Getting Clojure you'll learn Clojure's very simple syntax, but you'll also learn why that syntax is integral the way the language is constructed. You'll discover that most data structures in Clojure are immutable, but also why that leads to more reliable programs. And you'll see how easy it is to write Clojure functions and also how you can use those functions to build complex and capable systems. With real-world examples of how working Clojure programmers use the language, Getting Clojure will help you see the challenges of programming through the eye of experienced Clojure developers. What You Need: You will need to some background in programming. To follow along with the examples in the book, you will need Java 6 or new, Clojure 1.8 or 1.9, and Leiningen 2.

Etudes For Clojurescript

Author: J. David Eisenberg
Editor: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491952318
Size: 13,38 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 220

A short composition that provides practice material for a particular musical skill is called an étude. In this hands-on book, you’ll find more than 30 études to help you practice ClojureScript skills for specific programming areas, ranging from functions and variables to asynchronous processing. Each of these small projects includes a description of a program that you will compose (write) in ClojureScript. Though not as difficult as their musical counterparts, these programming études will help you stretch beyond the material and examples that you find in most ClojureScript books or online references. One chapter features études for an open-ended project that will help you put together what you’ve learned. Solutions to each étude are revealed in the appendix. Programming areas include: Working with functions and variables with def and let Interacting with JavaScript and web pages, using several libraries Lists, vectors, and higher-order map, filter, and reduce functions Data mapping with ClojureScript Using different ClojureScript libraries to program with React Adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing rational and complex numbers with defprotocol and defrecord Asynchronous processing with core.async

Clojure Data Analysis Cookbook Second Edition

Author: Eric Rochester
Editor: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1784399957
Size: 12,18 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 965

This book is for those with a basic knowledge of Clojure, who are looking to push the language to excel with data analysis.

Clojure Web Development Essentials

Author: Ryan Baldwin
Editor: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1784394874
Size: 16,79 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 196

This book is for anyone who's worked with Clojure and wants to use it to start developing applications for the Web. Experience or familiarity with basic Clojure syntax is a must, and exposure to Leiningen (or other similar build tools such as Maven) would be helpful.

Clojure For Java Developers

Author: Eduardo Díaz
Editor: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1785280414
Size: 18,57 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 978

Transition smoothly from Java to the most widely used functional JVM-based language – Clojure About This Book Write apps for the multithreaded world with Clojure's flavor of functional programming Discover Clojure's features and advantages and use them in your existing projects The book is designed so that you'll be able put to use your existing skills and software knowledge to become a more effective Clojure developer Who This Book Is For This book is intended for Java developers, who are looking for a way to expand their skills and understand new paradigms of programming. Whether you know a little bit about functional languages, or you are just getting started, this book will get you up and running with how to use your existing skills in Clojure and functional programming. What You Will Learn Understand the tools for the Clojure world and how they relate to Java tools and standards (like Maven) Learn about immutable data structures, and what makes them feasible for everyday programming Write simple multi-core programs using Clojure's core concepts, like atoms, agents and refs Understand that in Clojure, code is data, and how to take advantage of that fact by generating and manipulating code with macros Learn how Clojure interacts with Java, how the class loaders work and how to use Clojure from Java or the other way around Discover a new, more flexible meaning of polymorphism and understand that OOP is not the only way to get it In Detail We have reached a point where machines are not getting much faster, software projects need to be delivered quickly, and high quality in software is more demanding as ever. We need to explore new ways of writing software that helps achieve those goals. Clojure offers a new possibility of writing high quality, multi-core software faster than ever, without having to leave your current platform. Clojure for Java developers aims at unleashing the true potential of the Clojure language to use it in your projects. The book begins with the installation and setup of the Clojure environment before moving on to explore the language in-depth. Get acquainted with its various features such as functional programming, concurrency, etc. with the help of example projects. Additionally, you will also, learn how the tooling works, and how it interacts with the Java environment. By the end of this book, you will have a firm grip on Clojure and its features, and use them effectively to write more robust programs. Style and approach An easy to follow, step-by-step, guide on how to start writing Clojure programs making use of all of its varied features and advantages. As this is a new language, certain new concepts are supported with theoretical section followed by simple projects to help you gain a better understanding and practice of how Clojure works.

Clojure High Performance Jvm Programming

Author: Eduardo Diaz
Editor: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1787288013
Size: 18,69 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 743

Explore the world of lightning fast Clojure apps with asynchronous channels, logic, reactive programming, and more About This Book Discover Clojure's features and advantages and use them in your existing projects Explore lesser-known and more advanced features, constructs, and methodologies such as asynchronous channels, actors, logic programming, and reactive programming Measure and monitor performance, and understand optimization techniques Who This Book Is For If you're looking to learn more about its core libraries and delve into the Clojure language in detail, then this book is ideal for you. Prior knowledge of the Clojure language is required. What You Will Learn Understand tools for the Clojure world and how they relate to Java tools and standards (such as Maven) Write simple multicore programs using Clojure's core concepts, such as atoms, agents, and refs Get to grips with Clojure's concurrency and state-management primitives in depth Analyze latency using the Criterium library Avoid reflection and boxing with type hints Maximize the impact of parallelization, functional composition, and process transformation by composing reducers and transducers Modify and add features to the Clojure language using macros Test your code with unit tests, specs, and type checks to write testable code Troubleshoot and style your Clojure code to make it more maintainable In Detail Clojure is a general-purpose language from the Lisp family with an emphasis on functional programming. It has some interesting concepts and features such as immutability, gradual typing, thread-safe concurrency primitives, and macro-based metaprogramming, which makes it a great choice to create modern, performant, and scalable applications. This learning path aims at unleashing the true potential of the Clojure language so you can use it in your projects. It begins with installing and setting up the Clojure environment before moving on to explore the language in depth. You'll get acquainted with its various features such as functional programming, concurrency, reducers, transducers, core.async and core.logic, and so on with a great level of detail. Moving on, you'll also learn how to enhance performance using Java interoperability and JVM-specific features from Clojure; you'll even master language features such as asynchronous channels, actors, logic programming, reactive programming, metaprogramming, and so on. This learning path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: Clojure for Java Developers by Eduardo Diaz Clojure High Performance Programming, Second Edition by Shantanu Kumar Mastering Clojure by Akhil Wali Style and approach This is an easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide to start writing Clojure programs, making use of all of its varied features and advantages.

Clojure Reactive Programming

Author: Leonardo Borges
Editor: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1783986670
Size: 14,69 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 400

If you are a Clojure developer who is interested in using Reactive Programming to build asynchronous and concurrent applications, this book is for you. Knowledge of Clojure and Leiningen is required. Basic understanding of ClojureScript will be helpful for the web chapters, although it is not strictly necessary.

Clojure Cookbook

Author: Luke VanderHart
Editor: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449366406
Size: 19,84 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 864

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.

Web Development With Clojure

Author: Dmitri Sotnikov
Editor: Pragmatic Bookshelf
ISBN: 9781937785642
Size: 13,98 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 154

If the usual patchwork of web development tools and languages just isn't cutting it for you, you need Web Development With Clojure. Clojure gives you the rich infrastructure of the JVM with the expressive power of a modern functional language. It combines excellent performance with rapid development--and you can exploit these virtues for web app development. With step-by-step examples, you'll learn how to harness that power and richness to build modern web applications. Modern web development needs modern tools. Web Development With Clojure shows you how to apply Clojure programming fundamentals to build real-world solutions. You'll develop all the pieces of a full web application in this powerful language. If you already have some familiarity with Clojure, you'll learn how to put it to serious practical use. If you're new to the language, the book provides just enough Clojure to get down to business. You'll learn the full process of web development using Clojure while getting hands-on experience with current tools, libraries, and best practices in the language. You'll develop Clojure apps with both the Light Table and Eclipse development environments. Rather than frameworks, Clojure development builds on rich libraries. You'll acquire expertise in the popular Ring/Compojure stack, and you'll learn to use the Liberator library to quickly develop RESTful services. Plus, you'll find out how to use ClojureScript to work in one language on the client and server sides. Throughout the book, you'll develop key components of web applications, including multiple approaches to database access. You'll create a simple guestbook app and an app to serve resources to users. By the end, you will have developed a rich Picture Gallery web application from conception to packaging and deployment. This book is for anyone interested in taking the next step in web development. What You Need: The latest JVM, Clojure 1.4+, and the Leiningen build tool, as well as an editor such as Emacs, Eclipse, or Light Table.

Learning Clojurescript

Author: W. David Jarvis
Editor: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1785887793
Size: 10,55 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 485

Master the art of agile single page web application development with ClojureScript About This Book Set up interactive development workflows for the browser or Node.js thanks to the ClojureScript ecosystem Learn the basics of interactive single page web app development taking advantage of the functional nature of ClojureScript Delve into advanced rich web application development concepts such as Om, along with core.async, using zippers and logic programming, and preparing code for production with testing or optimizing via the Google Closure Compiler Who This Book Is For This book is for web application developers who want to benefit from the power of ClojureScript to get an agile and highly productive development platform that targets mainly browser JavaScript. You are not required to be fluent in Clojure, but it will be easier for you if you have a basic understanding of browser and server-side JavaScript. What You Will Learn Understand how the ClojureScript compiler operates Set up interactive development workflows for ClojureScript Grasp the basics of the ClojureScript language, including basic syntax, data structures, variable scoping, namespaces, and finally the powerful sequence abstraction Delve into advanced concepts such as functional programming, macro writing, asynchronous programming, app routing, and real-time web Develop simple one page web applications Explore techniques to make your web apps aware of the external world through external or embedded database access or Oauth 2 integration Learn more advanced ClojureScript concepts like in app routing, real-time web Prepare your work for production, getting insights into optional type-checking, writing portable Clojure/ClojureScript code, and testing In Detail Clojure is an expressive language that makes it possible to easily tackle complex software development challenges. Its bias toward interactive development has made it a powerful tool, enabling high developer productivity. In this book, you will first learn how to construct an interactive development experience for ClojureScript.. You will be guided through ClojureScript language concepts, looking at the basics first, then being introduced to advanced concepts such as functional programming or macro writing. After that, we elaborate on the subject of single page web applications, showcasing how to build a simple one, then covering different possible enhancements. We move on to study more advanced ClojureScript concepts, where you will be shown how to address some complex algorithmic cases. Finally, you'll learn about optional type-checking for your programs, how you can write portable code, test it, and put the advanced compilation mode of the Google Closure Compiler to good use. Style and approach This book is a comprehensive reference guide on ClojureScript development for the front end, and will gradually help you master interactive ClojureScript development workflows, through detailed step-by-step information illustrated with annotated code samples.