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Functional Programming Patterns in Scala and Clojure Write Lean Programs for the JVM

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ISBN-10: 1937785475

ISBN-13: 9781937785475

Edition: 2013

Authors: Michael Bevilacqua-Linn

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Solve real-life programming problems with a fraction of the code that pure object-oriented programming requires. Use Scala and Clojure to solve in-depth problems with two sets of patterns: object-oriented patterns that become more concise with functional programming, and natively functional patterns. Your code will be more declarative, with fewer bugs and lower maintenance costs. Functional languages have their own patterns that enable you to solve problems with less code than object-oriented programming alone. This book introduces you, the experienced Java programmer, to Scala and Clojure: practical, production-quality languages that run on the JVM and interoperate with existing Java. By…    
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Book details

List price: $36.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pragmatic Programmers, LLC, The
Publication date: 11/2/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Michael Bevilacqua-Linn has been programming computers ever since he dragged an Apple IIGS into his fifth grade class to explain loops and variables to pre-teenagers. He works for Comcast, where he builds distributed systems that power infrastructure for their next generation services. In his spare time he likes rock climbing and good beer, though not at the same time. He blogs at "mblinn.com": http://mblinn.com/ .