Category Archives: Programming

Clojure and Spring

I did some googling on using Spring with Clojure.

These links were good reads but both written in 2009.
Writing Spring MVC Controllers In Clojure
Practical Clojure With SWT Junit And Spring

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Best Practices for Speeding Up Your Web Site – Yahoo Developer Network

I spent some time spelunking through my bookmarks for this article. Overall, this article has some really good practices to follow in general on coding a website.

Best Practices for Speeding Up Your Web Site

Emacs Video Tutorials

I’m trying to brush up on my Emacs skills, I’ve found these videos tutorials as a pretty quick how-to guide.

Hack Emacs

Java Networking Goodness

I just gave myself a mini refresher course on networking with Java, anyway here are some links I found pretty useful.

Clojure

Sockets

Datagrams

Network Interfaces

Exchanging files

Cookies

Keytool Information

Cheap Books

I’ve found these gems on Amazon for next to nothing.

Programming Languages
By: Samuel Kamin

This one cost me about 2 bucks

Essentials Programming Languages, 2nd-Edition
By: Daniel P. Friedman, Mitchell Wand, Christopher T. Haynes

I grab great condition hard cover for about $10

All in all, not a bad purchase for $12, sadly I can’t say the same for books I was force to buy while in college.

Great read on concurrency and Erlang

Google rewarded me today with this article written by Joe Armstrong, What’s all this fuss about Erlang?. It’s chucked filled with great information and additional resources. I also took a peek at his PhD thesis, worth taking a look at if you have the time.

F’n A -> Lambda in Java

Just read this post on testing a developer preview of Java 8. Check out Johannes blog post Java 8 – Testing the Lambda Water. for a sneak preview. This weekend I’ll going to try getting the developer preview and have some fun with closures.