15 May '12, 11am

Agile Development with Clojure

Agile Development with Clojure

If you've ever spent any time learning Rails then you probably read one of the editions of Agile Web Development with Rails, and if you're like me (skeptical & pedantic) then you probably asked yourself: what the hell does Rails have to do with Agile development? At the time, I assumed that Dave and David were merely capitalizing on the buzz around Agile; however, even if that's the case, I think they did manage to highlight one of my favorite aspects to building websites with Rails: The ability to make a change, reload the page and see the results makes you a much more agile programmer - where 'agile' is defined as: Characterized by quickness, lightness, and ease of movement; nimble It turns out, it's not very hard to get that same productivity advantage in Clojure as well. I would go so far as to say that the ability to change the server while it's running is assumed if ...

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