Chas Emerick is the founder of Snowtide Informatics, a small software company in Western Massachusetts. Since 2008, he has helped to develop the core Clojure language and many Clojure open source projects. Chas writes about Clojure, software development practices, entrepreneurship, and other passions at cemerick.com.
Brian Carper is a professional programmer in the field of psychological research. He uses Clojure for data analysis and web development. He's the author of a Clojure-to-CSS compiler and relational database library, and writes about Clojure and other topics at http://briancarper.net.
Christophe Grand is an independent consultant, based near Lyon, France. He tutors, trains and codes primarily in Clojure. A participant in developing the core Clojure language, he also authored the Enlive and Moustache libaries and is a contributor to Counterclockwise, the Clojure IDE for Eclipse. Christophe writes on Clojure at clj-me.cgrand.net.
Their extensive use of footnotes to comment their code examples is very helpful.
Prior to reading Clojure Programming, I had read several Clojure books, including Programming Clojure, Clojure in Action, and The Joy of Clojure.
I greatly recommend this book to anyone who wants to learn Clojure or really want to grasp the language and his very high potential.
Excellent. Comprehensive. Thorough. Well-written, organized. With references.Published 1 month ago by Dennis Huff
good book to learn clojure.
it may be the best.
I was interested in this language when i bought the book.
Later I found out that Clojure will not work for me. Read more
I have mixed feelings about this book.
I am programming in Scheme / Common Lisp since
almost 25 years by now, but even for an experienced Lispler
the more complex... Read more
This book is very concise and beautifully written.
After reading few chapters I have no doubt the author is not just a good programmer but a damn good writer (or maybe the... Read more
If you only get one Clojure book, this is the one to get. Of the 6 or 8 Clojure books I've bought, this one shines above the rest.Published 8 months ago by James Orchard-Hays
This is definitely the best book in Clojure and I've read all the Clojure books available at the moment (11/24/2013). Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
I was really curious about the Clojure language and an overwhelming portion of the community recommended this book. I haven't been disappointed. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Mike Hernandez
I found the book a bit disappointing. It proceeds from basic to advanced, but from a language developer's point of view rather than a language learner's point of view. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Kenneth R. Beesley
In addition to being a complete reference on Clojure, this book should
serve as an example to everyone who writes books on software. Read more