Archive for the tag 'clojure'

Dec 06 2010

New site: Learn Clojure

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Over the last few days I put together Learn-Clojure.com, a web site to help people get started with Clojure. Please take a look, and send feedback. I also have several other ideas for informational sites and simple applications, which I’ll launch as time allows. In the past I’ve been inclined to just post new things […]

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Oct 27 2010

October 2010: Business of Software, Strange Loop, Clojure Conj

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I attended three conferences in October 2010, the most of any month of my life to date. Others have posted extensively about all three events, so I’ll link to a few posts and point out highlights for me. Business of Software 2010 BoS alternates between San Franscisco and Boston; this year it was in Boston. […]

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Oct 19 2010

Map-Reduce in the Small: an Array of Talks

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At Strange Loop 2010, Guy Steele gave a wide-ranging, excellent talk in which the key point was: In essence, his notion is to use a divide-and-conquer approach, which he described as “map-reduce in the small” (or some similar phrase). This is analogous to techniques used to partition work in large distributed systems, but inside a […]

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Mar 13 2010

My First Emacs (plus Slime, Swank, Clojure) on Mac OSX

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Emboldened a talk that Ryan Senior gave at the St. Louis Lambda Lounge (now available as a video), I grabbed the most popular two Emacs versions for Mac OSX: Aquamacs GNU Emacs 23.1 and set up each on my Macbook Pro (10.6.2). For each Emacs, I also set up SLIME, Swank, and Clojure. If that […]

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