Clojure Gazette 157: Om Next, Opportunity Grants, Refinement Types
Om Next, Opportunity Grants, Refinement Types
Issue 157 - January 25, 2016
Please enjoy the issue.
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Don't miss your chance to apply for an opportunity grant. Also, the Call for Proposals is closing this week.
Ranjit Jhala gives a workshop on refinement types. These are a way to add value-level constraints to the Haskell type inferencer. You can catch off-by-one errors, among other common problems.
Jeremy Bernstein profiled Marvin Minsky back in 1981.
Bozhidar Batsov explains the features of recent CIDER releases. I've never used the debugger but it looks amazing.
Clojure turns 1.8 today! Read the CHANGELOG .
I've been learning Om Next and this checklist by António Monteiro helped me figure out how to make my code reloadable.
Matt Adereth analyzes sampled music by parsing wiki pages using Instaparse.
Andi McClure created a cool functional language where everything is a function.