• Scala vs y Clojure (Round 1) (here, via @jneira) -- This article in Spanish is a very level headed discussion about the different contexts in which each of those two languages fit best. This is an article from a few months ago by the way, but it resurfaced today and it is a good read in the spirit of the upcoming holidays :) Peace!
  • InfoQ: Interview:Rich Hickey on Protocols and Clojure 1.3 (here, via @softienews) -- Protocols, new features in 1.3, clojure in clojure, pods, clj-clr, clojure/core... it covers everything.
  • Will a Two Tier Market For Developers Emerge As a Result of Scala & Clojure? (here, via @javalobbyposts) -- If we agree that developers who master Functional Programming and languages like Scala and Clojure can get productivity boosts of 20x or 30x, will the developer market break ¬†between 9-to-5 and vocational developer tiers? This potential difference in productivity could have serious economic implications in the software market.
  • December issue: @looselytyped (Raju Gandhi) demonstrates the utility of the many mini-languages in Clojure (here, via @NFJSMag) -- You have to subscribe the magazine for one year to read the article. I didn't, so here is my summary of the article: "".
  • I've been enjoying reading a super early draft of the O'Reilly Clojure book from @cemerick and @kirindave this weekend...great stuff.¬†(via @puredanger) -- Ah! The cat is out of the bag! :) New book Clojure book coming from O'Reilly (disclosure: I am reading it too)