Rachel is a developer at ThoughtWorks and functional programming newbie.
She spends most days muddling through layers of abstraction in Java and is super excited about how the same thing can be expressed simply and elegantly in a few lines of Clojure!
Talks I've Given
Clojure in the service of Her Majesty's Government
Featuring Rachel Newstead and Philip Potter
The Scenario: You have thirteen weeks to build a prototype login system for businesses to use government services. The code will be thrown away afterward, but it must be able to evolve rapidly in response to feedback about what a user journey should look like. Half your team have never used...clojure