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Issue 300 - November 12, 2018 · Archives · Subscribe

Hi Clojurnators,

Well, folks. This is issue 300 of the newsletter! My goodness. Time flies. I thought I might do something big and exciting, but, no, it's just another issue!

Please enjoy the issue!

Rock on!
Eric Normand <eric@purelyfunctional.tv>

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Debugging Under Fire: Keep your Head when Systems have Lost their Mind YouTube

Bryan Cantrill has some good rants about dealing with disasters like cloud data centers going down.


Basic HTML with Hiccup Free lesson

We take a look at using Hiccup to represent HTML in Reagent. This lesson is part of the popular Understanding Re-frame course. Follow PurelyFunctional.tv on Twitter because you'll be notified of free lessons.


The Summer of RUST YouTube

Bryan Cantrill rants through his history with programming languages, how he chose rust for the future, and what he likes about it.


React Today and Tomorrow and 90% Cleaner React With Hooks YouTube

I don't use React with JavaScript much, but this future feature (called hooks) looks like it could make things much cleaner. This talk explains what they are and how to use them. The talk also shows me why I am lucky to use React from ClojureScript, where we have a much nicer time. The amount of mutation and other effects going on is cringe-inducing.


Tools, Deps, Magic Balls YouTube

Reid McKenzie talk about his new build tool project called Katamari. The demo is awesome! I'm really looking forward to using this tool.


Timothy Baldridge on defn Podcast

A great discussion about Clojure, the community, the development process, and Timothy's projects.


Why is functional programming gaining traction? Why now? Podcast

I go over four hypotheses for why FP is gaining popularity.


A Framework Author's Case Against Frameworks YouTube

Adrian Holovaty, co-developer of the Django web framework, talks about what he's learned and how to avoid the deluge of framework news.


Announcement: No Clojure SYNC in 2019

I'm sorry to say it, but it won't be happening in 2019. I'm deliberately leaving 2020 open. This post talks about why, and the future of Clojure SYNC.