Entries Tagged as 'Clojure'
November 27th, 2015 · Comments
July 14th, 2014 · Comments
So Kai was meant to put this episode up months and months ago, but he decided to go travelling instead and it has languished since then.
So I'm going through the notes now and hopefully I managed to write down everything we talked about.
Kai finished off the Data Mining with Weka MOOC recently, and talks about his experience.
Mark recommends (probably yet again), the A Programmer's Guide to Data Mining online book.
Mark was heading off to CampJS at the time (yep, it was that long ago we recorded this).
Mark talks about Google App Engine (apparently I'm doing all the talking here). What specifically I talk about I can't remember. From the notes it looks like Managed VMs and the Asia Pacific data centre.
Kai tries to tie Heartbleed to ColdFusion. It's doesn't work.
I think that about covers it! I think I'm now going to listen to the podcast again, just so I can remember what we said.
Oh yeah, I'm not unemployed any more, either.
January 16th, 2014 · Comments
- Webstock 2014 (Wellington)
- cf.Objective() (Minneapolis) (speaking)
- Scotch on the Rocks (Edinburgh) (speaking)
- Webinale or Int'l PHP conference (Berlin) (topics submitted)
- Pycon AU (Brisbane)
- CFCamp (Munich)
- Lambda Jam AU
- Strange Loop (St. Louis)
November 9th, 2013 · Comments
- Xmonad - a window manager system for Linux:
- If Xmonad looks interesting to you - here's something similar for OS X: Slate
- Wordpress (Mark has a new blog...): https://github.com/markmandel/ansible_wordpress
- Raygun.io CFML: https://github.com/TheRealAgentK/raygun4cfml
- Mark's "Skype-replacement-that-will-rule-all-chats" based on Clojure, Clojurescript, AngularJS, Elastic Search and some other bits and pieces...
- Good AngularJS book: http://www.packtpub.com/angularjs-web-application-development/book
- Kai's trying to integrate his Phillips Hue lights with a Raspberry Pi via Python
- AirPi, the weather station kit Kai's waiting for to arrive.
- KiwiJS - a JS-based game engine for 2D-platform jump&run&shoot games: http://www.kiwijs.org
- Here's the very interesting talk Mark mentioned about reactive programming.
July 17th, 2013 · Comments
G'day, it's been a while.
Today's episode features our first 2DDU Technology Radar. Oi? What?
The guys at Thoughtworks have recently gained a lot of well-deserved fame for doing their Technology Radar. It's essentially a structured list of "stuff" to use, look at, evaluate or be careful with when it comes to technology. It contains everything from processes via platforms and tools up to specific technologies and languages.
Here's our personal view on technologies: the 2DDU Technology Radar. It's a long episode, nearly 1 hour and 50 minutes. Feel free to agree or disagree with our views in the comments, discussion is very appreciated.
If you want to look at the list of technologies we're talking about while listening to the episode you're very welcome to use our published Google Doc to do so. Have fun!
April 6th, 2013 · Comments
After nearly 4 months of "summer break" (yeah, right), we're back.
We actually managed to talk about a few really interesting things:
- Conferences we attended this year (Mark: RubyConf AU, Kai: Webstock) and conferences either or both of us plan to attend. The latter is a rather long: PyCon AU, cfObjective, D2Wc, Strangeloop, CFCamp, Lambda Jam Brisbane and YOW! Melbourne.
- Distributed Version Control - what's the future of Mercurial (looking at the vast success of Git) and what are the options to host Mercurial in-house after Kiln on premise doesn't seem to be actively sold anymore to new clients
- IntelliJ 12.1 is out - what's new and which plugins have we experienced to work well/not that well yet?
- Ruby/JRuby vs. Python/Jython - what's the story with some languages being very popular on the JVM and others not so much?
- Some CFML-related news: Railo 4.1 beta is out there (and looks great), CF 10 is available on Amazon AWS (finally) and Adobe CF 11 alpha is coming soon.
- Error tracking with Raygun.io and Mark's efforts in OpenGL and LWJGL.
Here are some more links:
- Clojure Workshop before Lamba Jam in Brisbane
- The "surprise" link for Bootstrap users (listen to the podcast first)
- Kai's CFML provider for the Raygun.io error tracking system
If all goes according to plan we're back in two weeks. Have a great weekend!
April 24th, 2012 · Comments
We got the wonderful opportunity to talk to the illustrious Sean Corfield this week, which was a great delight and pleasure.
We discuss with Sean the reasons behind why you would want to use a Functional programming language, over Object Oriented, the reasons why they have had increasing popularity over the last few years, as well as how you can integrate Clojure into your CFML applications.
We also go a little deeper into how you would structure a Functional programming application and the tools that you would use to develop with Clojure. Make sure to check the bottom of this post, we have ALOT of resources to link to.
If you have any questions regarding what we talked about on the podcast, please feel free to add a comment, and we'll make sure that Sean notices.
Also, if you are looking for a job, and want to work with Mr. Corfield himself, the company he works for World Singles is hiring! Two positions are available:
We have so many, that it needed it's own section!
- Clojure Home Page
- CFMLjure Project Page
- Free Course on Functional Programming with Scheme: mitpress, udemy
- Try Clojure
- Clojure Koans
- Programming Clojure (2nd edition)
- Clojure in Action
- Clojure Programming
- Joy of Clojure
If you have any more you would like to add, please feel free to add a comment!