It's the "Little Things"...

March 25, 2021

Our Clojure team is a big fan of reducing dependencies and, in particular, avoiding dependencies that are known to be troublesome (such as the special circle of hell that is all the different versions of the Jackson JSON libraries).

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deps.edn and monorepos

February 23, 2021

At World Singles Networks llc we have been using a monorepo for several years and it has taken us several iterations to settle on a structure that works well with the Clojure CLI and deps.edn.

Updated April 21st, 2021 to reflect recent changes in our setup. See deps.edn and monorepos II for more details.

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Talks: Clojure's Superpower

November 24, 2020

For about a decade, I used to speak regularly at conferences and user groups around the world. In 2013, I decided to take a break and just enjoy attending events (here's a small selection of my presentations covering the last three years of that decade).

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VS Code and Clover

November 9, 2020

I've written before about how I switched from Emacs to Atom at the end of 2016, where I initially used ProtoREPL (which is no longer maintained) and then I switched to Chlorine at the end of 2018. I've been very impressed with the work that Mauricio Szabo has done on Chlorine, adding a way to extend the functionality using ClojureScript so that you can add your own commands -- as I do in my atom-chlorine-setup repo so that I can easily work with Reveal (and previously with Cognitect's REBL). I've posted a few Atom/Chlorine/REBL videos to YouTube showing my workflow.

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next.jdbc Compendium II

October 24, 2020

seancorfield/next.jdbc 1.1.610

I recently released 1.1.610 and since it has been about five months since my last post summarizing advances in this library, I thought another summary post would be helpful.

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next.jdbc Compendium

May 23, 2020

seancorfield/next.jdbc 1.0.445

This morning I released 1.0.445 and realized it's the sixth release since I last mentioned it in a blog post, so I thought it would be helpful to summarize all of the changes made so far in 2020. 1.0.13 came out at the end of December and I decided to switch from MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH versioning to MAJOR.MINOR.COMMITS versioning since I'd already made the commitment to no breaking changes -- only fixative/accretive changes -- when the library originally moved from Alpha to Beta a year ago.

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Happy New Releases!

December 31, 2019

Wrapping Up 2019

It's been a while since I blogged about the projects I maintain so I figured New Year's Eve 2019 was a good time to provide an update!

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How do you use clojure.spec

September 13, 2019

An interesting Clojure question came up on Quora recently and I decided that my answer to "how do you use clojure.spec" there should probably be a blog post so that folks without a Quora account can still read it. [If you do have a Quora account, feel free to read it there instead and upvote it!]

The original question on Quora was:

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Release! Release! Release!

August 7, 2019

Lots of Releases

Over the last week or so I've released minor updates to several of the projects I maintain, so I thought it would be nice to have a summary blog post rather than a scattering of minor announcements.

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Next.JDBC to 1.0.0 and Beyond!

July 4, 2019

next.jdbc 1.0.0 and 1.0.1

First off, seancorfield/next.jdbc 1.0.0 was released on June 13th, 2019 (and I announced it on ClojureVerse but did not blog about it), and yesterday I released seancorfield/next.jdbc 1.0.1 which is mostly documentation improvements.

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