PurelyFunctional.tv Newsletter 231: Luna, Beautiful, Abstraction
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Issue 231 - June 26, 2017
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The Most Beautiful Program Ever Written
William Byrd (from Mini Kanren fame) geeking out over the Lisp interpreter written in itself.
Separation of concerns
I was rereading this old post of mine, from back when I posted articles in the Clojure Gazette.
Stu Halloway on the Defn podcast
This is a great interview and worth a re-listen.
Clojure Newbie Guide
A bit terse, but this does cover a lot of the bases for things a newbie would want to know about the community.
Improving on Types: Specing a Java Library
Stu Halloway describes how to use Spec to select a library. There's a lot of expert Clojure knowledge all the way through.
The Utopian UI Architect
I'm a big fan of Bret Victor and his mission to transform computing. I had never read this article.
Atoms, delays and side effects: a resource management idiom for Clojure
Dan Lebrero has been on fire with these articles. This one is about how to coordinate an effect among multiple threads.
The Sharp Edges of Leaky Abstraction
Mark Allen discusses the Law of Leaky Abstractions.
An interesting dynamic and visual functional language. I'm glad to see the artificial barriers crumble between typed and available-at-runtime languages.