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Clojure in Action

Clojure in Action

By: Amit Rathore

Publisher: Manning Publications

Publication Date: 17-NOV-2011

Insert Date: 16-DEC-2011

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Summary Clojure in Action is a hands-on tutorial for the working programmer who has written code in a language like Java or Ruby, but has no prior experience with Lisp. It teaches Clojure from the basics to advanced topics using practical, real-world application examples. Blow through the theory and dive into practical matters like unit-testing and environment set-up, all the way through building a scalable web-application using domain-specific languages, Hadoop, HBase, and RabbitMQ.About the Technology Clojure is a modern Lisp for the JVM, and it has the strengths you'd expect:...

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Land of Lisp

Land of Lisp

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Publisher: No Starch Press

Publication Date: 05-NOV-2010

Insert Date: 30-OCT-2010

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Lisp is a uniquely powerful programming language that, despite its academic reputation, is actually very practical. Land of Lisp brings the language into the real world, teaching readers Lisp by showing them how to write several complete Lisp-based games, including a text adventure, an evolution simulation, and a robot battle. While building these games, readers learn the core concepts of Lisp programming, such as recursion, input/output, object-oriented programming, and macros. And thanks to Lisp's powerful syntax, the example code is short and easy to understand. The book is filled with the...

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Practical Common Lisp

Practical Common Lisp

By: Peter Seibel

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 11-APR-2005

Insert Date: 19-OCT-2008

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...it has a fresh view on the language and the examples in the later chapters are usable in your day-to-day work as a programmer. — Frank Buss, Lisp Programmer and Slashdot Contributor If you're interested in Lisp as it relates to Python or Perl, and want to learn through doing rather than watching, Practical Common Lisp is an excellent entry point. — Chris McAvoy, Chicago Python Users Group Lisp is often thought of as an academic language, but it need not be. This is the first book that introduces Lisp as a language for the real world. Practical Common Lisp presents a thorough...