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Presentation: "Writing Datomic in Clojure"

Time: Tuesday 15:10 - 16:00 / Location: Walton South

What happens when a language designer finally gets to use their language to write a production application that's not the language itself? Find out in this real-world experience report of the development of the Datomic database system in Clojure. One secret tip - the way to avoid Greenspun's Tenth Rule is to write the Lisp first.

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Rich Hickey, Creator of Clojure

Rich Hickey

Biography: Rich Hickey

Rich Hickey, the author of the Clojure programming language and designer of the Datomic database system, is a software developer with over 25 years of experience in various domains. Rich has worked on scheduling systems, broadcast automation, audio analysis and fingerprinting, database design, yield management, exit poll systems, and machine listening, in a variety of languages.

Twitter: @richhickey