Clojure eXchange 2012

Topics covered at #clojurex

Thursday, 6th December in London

13 experts spoke.

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Live Programming with Clojure

Sam Aaron

Dr Sam Aaron is the creator of Sonic Pi, an internationally renowned live coding performer, public speaker and science communicator. Sam has a PhD in Computer Science and held a research position at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory where he initially developed Sonic Pi.

Sam regularly engages audiences of all ages and backgrounds with the creativity of code through keynotes, workshops and performances. He has live coded internationally featuring in the Royal Albert Hall, Berlin Warehouses, Music Festivals, on the BBC and even school assemblies. Sam has received two Google prizes for his Open Source work, was listed amongst Fast Company's "Most Creative People in Business 2020" and The Rolling Stone magazine described his Moogfest performance as “transcending the present”.

Building a Clojure Google+ Client Library

Ian Barber

Ian Barber is a Senior Developer Advocate for Google+ who is based in Google's London office. Ian has been developing, and managing development teams, professionally since 2002, primarily dealing with web technologies after a brief stint in casual ga

API design with protocols – techniques, trade-offs

Meikel Brandmeyer

Meikel is a clojure toolsmith working on the Vim and Gradle integration for Clojure. Being a clojure user for more than four years, Meikel gave a talk at the last EuroClojure conference.

Reviving the uSwitch Back Office with Clojure

Ryan Greenhall

Ryan Greenhall is software developer at Forward where he is fortunate to work with a variety of different languages and technologies to build software that makes a difference to those it serves.

He is passionate about building collabora

Impromptu Rich Hickey Lightning Talk

Rich Hickey

Rich Hickey, the author of Clojure and designer of Datomic, is a software developer with over 25 years of experience in various domains.

The Language of the System

Rich Hickey

Rich Hickey, the author of Clojure and designer of Datomic, is a software developer with over 25 years of experience in various domains.

Playing Nice

David Humphreys

For almost a decade, David has worked as a developer and consultant in various roles in the financial industry.

In 2014 he landed his dream job writing Clojure all day long with Juxt.

A Walking Tour of Clojure's History*

Kris Jenkins

Kris Jenkins is a successful startup cofounder, turned freelance functional programmer, and open-source enthusiast. He mostly works building systems in Elm, Haskell & Clojure, improving the world one project at a time.

The Refined Clojurist

David Nolen

David Nolen is a JavaScript developer for The New York Times. He also runs a Brooklyn based workshop called Kitchen Table Coders. In his free time he does fun stuff with Clojure and ClojureScript.

The Persistent Data Structure Menagerie

Philip Potter

Philip Potter is a Web Operations Engineer for the Government Digital Service. He was a member of the infrastructure team that built GOV.UK, the website of the British Government.

A Practical Tour of Clojure Web Development

James Reeves

James Reeves is the author of Duct, and is the author or lead developer of a number of other popular Clojure libraries, including Ring, Compojure and Hiccup. He currently works as a freelancer in London.

Building Musical Performance Systems in Clojure

Nick Rothwell

Nick Rothwell is a composer, performer, software architect, programmer and sound artist. He has built media performance systems for projects with Ballett Frankfurt and Vienna Volksoper (choreographer: Michael Klien) and Braunarts, and interactive installations for Sonic Arts Network, TECHNE (Istanbul) and the Kinetica kinetic art fair (London).

Ciao! Learning a foreign language the Clojure core.logic way...

Malcolm Sparks

Malcolm has been writing Clojure since 2009, has led Clojure teams and been involved in many successful Clojure projects. He is an experienced Clojure trainer and has written numerous open-source libraries including bidi and yada. He is also the founder of JUXT, a consulting and software development firm that uses Clojure exclusively.

ClojureScript all the way down

Bodil Stokke

Bodil works as a computer science researcher for a secretive think tank, and is a world renowned expert in varied fields such as pizza and persistent data structures. Contrary to popular rumour, she only has five fingers on each hand, but is still an Emacs user.

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