Why should you learn Clojure now? Its the coolest new language on the JVM. What makes it so cool? Its a dynamically typed, functional Lisp that offers sophisticated capabilities like software transactional memory. Why should I learn it? Lisp is the most powerful style of programming language possible. These are the opinions of Thoughtworker Neil Ford and he’ll tell you why Clojure is elevated above other JVM languages. Filming Courtesy of Marakana Tech TV -marakana.com
Creator of Clojure and Datomic, Rich Hickey delivers this excellent JAXconf keynote about how the definition of values has changed in light of the increasing complexity of information technology and the advent of Big Data. A talk relevant for anyone in the industry, that leaves no stone unturned. Filming Courtesy of Marakana Tech TV – marakana.com
Rich Hickey, author of Clojure, and designer of Datomic presents a new way to look at database architectures in this talk from JaxConf 2012. What happens when you deconstruct the traditional monolithic database – separating transaction processing, storage and query into independent cooperating services? Coupled with a data model based around atomic facts and awareness of time, you get a significantly different set of capabilities and tradeoffs. This talk with discuss how these ideas play out in the design and architecture of Datomic, a new database for the JVM. Filming: Marakana Tech TV
Sebastian Meyen chats with Clojure creator Rich Hickey about the thinking behind his latest project, Datomic – a database with a difference
For the radical Zing JVM to gain traction against the more seasoned options, an open source version was always on the cards. Now it’s here
Rich Hickey provided a convincing argument for a developer rethink of values, whilst Jez Humble’s whistle-stop tour of continuous delivery.
All the action from Day Two of JAXconf – including the reveal of the winners from the JAX Innovation Awards
It’s less two weeks until our sister conference – excuse us for overflowing with excitement. Here we’ll preview the keynotes for the conference
The Lisp offshoot for the JVM has been garnering a lot of praise recently, and an interview with its creator reveals their aspiration to tackle the green droid next.