As a Lisp-style functional programming language, Clojure lets you write robust and elegant code, and because it runs on the Java Virtual Machine, you can take advantage of the vast Java ecosystem. Clojure for the Brave and True offers a "dessert-first" approach: youâll start playing with real programs immediately, as you steadily acclimate to the abstract but powerful features of Lisp and functional programming. Inside youâll find an offbeat, practical guide to Clojure, filled with quirky sample programs that catch cheese thieves and track glittery vampires.
Learn how to:
âWield Clojureâs core functions
âUse Emacs for Clojure development
âWrite macros to modify Clojure itself
âUse Clojureâs tools to simplify concurrency and parallel programming
Clojure for the Brave and True assumes no prior experience with Clojure, the Java Virtual Machine, or functional programming. Are you ready, brave reader, to meet your true destiny? Grab your best pair of parenthesesâyouâre about to embark on an epic journey into the world of Clojure!
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