Clojure Gazette 1.66

Macro inventors, Galactic Guides, Tree Study

Clojure Gazette

Issue 1.66February 03, 2014



The Gazette has been missing for two weeks. I know you've missed it. Don't try to hide it or deny it.

I've been sick the last two weekends. But now, though not fully recovered, I am fully functional. And so let the issues commence again!

The Web Development in Clojure videos series will soon be upon us. Yes, my illness delayed it. But it shall not be deterred!


Eric Normand

P.S. I love hearing from readers. Just reply to this email!

The Developer to Watch

Kyle Kingsbury

Kyle Kingsbury has been venting awesomeness recently. That might sound like hyperbole, but I assure you, it's not. I'm not even going to attempt to form prose around his many awesome deeds. Here's a list:

Besides that, he's the the creator and maintainer of Riemann . Follow him on Twitter (he's @aphyr ).


Timothy Hart, Rest in Peace

A nice piece by Fogus about a man who influenced us all through his work.

Study of trees

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Brandon Bloom discussing trees in Clojure.


Hitchhiker's Guide to Clojure

Carin Meier introduces our parenthetropic friend through another literary pastiche. This time, it's the beloved guide.


Erlang: a jump-start for .NET developers

Brian Hunter presents some of the cooler aspects of Erlang as he relates his story of Erlang fanification.