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The Joy of Clojure

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Chapter 10.



Regardless of your views on the Java language itself, it’s difficult to deny that the JVM is a stellar piece of software. The confluence of the just-in-time (JIT) compiler, garbage collection, HotSpot, and the flexible bytecode have created an environment that many programmers have chosen to grow their alternative programming languages. Additionally, the deluge of library options hosted on the JVM further make the JVM the language target of choice. From Clojure to Groovy ...

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