Clojure Gazette 130: iOS, Types, Web

iOS, Types, Web


Issue 130 - June 29, 2015

Hi clojuristas!

Euroclojure was last week. If the activity on Twitter is any indication, it was fun and informative. Videos are coming soon.

There are ClojureBridge workshops coming up in Berlin and Denver.

Please enjoy the issue!

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Supreme Court Declares Same-Sex Marriage Legal In All 50 States

This is a news report of the landmark case in the highest court of the US which decided that same-sex marriage be legal everywhere in the US. It's a happy decision, and one that will go down in history.

clojuTRE 2015

A free, Finnish Clojure conference. The call-for-speakers is open until August 6th.

Principles of Play Confreaks

Linda Liukas talks about her experiences teaching Ruby and developing a children's book that teaches programming. It looks really cool .

Lean and Functional Programming Vimeo

Bryan Hunter presents the principles of Lean, their history, and how they can apply to software programming.

The Better Parts Youtube

Douglas Crockford discusses why he came to develop JSLint, Javascript: The Good Parts, how he currently programs using Javascript, and his ideas for the next programming language (after JS).

Replete: A Standalone iOS CLJS REPL

Mike Fikes has been working hard to bring CLJS to iOS devices, and with the current efforts to complete ClojureScript-in-ClojureScript, he is one step closer to having a fully functional repl running on an iPhone. A nice blog post complete with demo video and link to code.

Is Typed Clojure worth the trouble?

Martin Trojer writes a great explainer piece on Typed Clojure. He describes what it is, why to use it, and how to get started.

The Web After Tomorrow

Nikita Prokopov describes his vision for the next generation of web apps. Seriously, folks, if you are a web developer, read this. We're heading there, and Clojure(Script) could lead the way.

Chemical Computing with Clojure

Carin Meier digs into another model of computation. This one is known as Chemical Computing. Very interesting stuff. Keep exploring!