Deploying to Amazon EC2 Using storm-deploy

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A guest post by Kasper Grud Skat Madsen, who currently works as a Ph.D. student at the University of Southern Denmark. His research interests are data stream management and cloud computing. He is a contributor to storm and storm-deploy. Furthermore, he is involved in a project trying to extend Storm, called Enorm. In the last… Read more »

Safari’s Clojure Collection

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Clojure is a practical, general purpose, functional programming language that embraces its host platform, the JVM. Being a lisp with homo-iconic syntax, code is data and manipulated through macros to yield terse but meaningful abstractions. Clojure is a dynamic language for interactive development with optional type hints and type inference. It is designed for concurrency,… Read more »

Light Table Workflow for Interactive Clojure Development

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A guest post by Timothy Pratley, who currently works for Tideworks Technology as a Development Manager building Traffic Control software for logistics clients including SSA Marine, CSX, and BNSF. Interactive development is a big win. Being able to evaluate snippets of code without building and running your entire project makes it faster to test code…. Read more »

Clojure: Thinking in Hashmaps

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A guest post by Timothy Pratley, who currently works for Tideworks Technology as a Development Manager building Traffic Control software for logistics clients including SSA Marine, CSX, and BNSF. A Clojure hashmap is like a dictionary, but it is an efficient immutable implementation. Instead of modifying a hashmap in place, associating a key/value efficiently returns… Read more »

Two Simple Clojure Tricks with Values

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Edmund Jackson (@edmundjackson) is an independent consultant in all things Clojure and Data Science, and he is a member of LambdaNext, a Clojure training and consulting group. Having the core constructs of Clojure available as values allows some simplifying tricks that might not be obvious when coming from a mutable language. This post will cover… Read more »

Stock Simulation in Clojure

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A guest post by Timothy Pratley, who currently works for Tideworks Technology as a Development Manager building Traffic Control software for logistics clients including SSA Marine, CSX, and BNSF. Modelling the behavior of stocks is fun and thought provoking. My goal in this post is to demonstrate some features of Clojure by simulating the S&P… Read more »