Clojure Gazette 100
Shen, Transducers, Structural
Issue 100 November 2, 2014
This is the 100th issue. I wanted to do something amazing and celebrate the occasion. But I don't have anything special. Just a normal issue that I hope you'll enjoy.
Alexander Yakushev has analyzed the text answers of the State of Clojure survey. This is a deeper analysis than Cognitect released last week. Alex read all of the text responses and categorized them. They're all counted and Alex adds his own commentary on each thing.
The people who brought you Light Table are trying to define the near future of programming. This is a journal of their quest so far.
An in-depth exploration of the Om model and some of its consequences.
Shen: A Sufficiently Advanced Lisp (Youtube)
Shen is one of those languages that has been on my list of things to look at for a long time. I found this talk helpful because I've never had the energy to work through the Book of Shen .
A very clear talk by Alan Kay about his research inventing the future of computing.
Brianna Wu asks us to confront the discrimination that women in tech face every day. If you've ever asked "How can I help?", w atch this video.
A good analysis of the laziness of transducers. They are not always as lazy as a lazy sequence.
A prototype for a structural editor for a small Lisp dialect. Pretty cool.
A quick explanation of the
reify macro. Note that I don't endorse the
views about OOP of this article.