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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Next.JDBC Release Candidate 1

June 4, 2019

seancorfield/next.jdbc 1.0.0-rc1

next.jdbc -- the "next generation" of -- is a modern Clojure wrapper for JDBC. The first Release Candidate is now available to test -- containing only accretive and fixative changes from Beta 1. The API should be considered stable enough for production usage.

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Next.JDBC Beta 1

May 25, 2019

seancorfield/next.jdbc 1.0.0-beta1

next.jdbc -- the "next generation" of -- is a modern Clojure wrapper for JDBC. Beta 1 is now available to test -- only accretive and fixative changes will be made from this point on, so the API should be considered stable enough for production usage.

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April 21, 2019

seancorfield/next.jdbc 1.0.0-alpha8

I've talked about this in a few groups -- it's been a long time coming. This is the "next generation" of -- a modern wrapper for JDBC, that focuses on reduce/transducers, qualified-keywords, and datafy/nav support (so, yes, it requires Clojure 1.10).

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Clojurians Slack Alternatives

February 11, 2019

Daniel Compton has continued his excellent trend of writing an analysis of the State of Clojure survey comments and one of the comments in his Community section stood out for me:

"I suggest moving off of slack to a more accessible chat system. Losing history is a bad thing. Check out discord or matrix or gitter or mattermark or any other number of tools made for this purpose."

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Atom, Chlorine, and Windows

January 22, 2019

About a month ago, I was praising Chlorine, the new Clojure package for Atom and I've been using it, day-in, day-out, for all my Clojure development. On a Mac, that's straightforward because I start a Socket REPL on the Mac and I run Atom on the Mac so when I connect via Chlorine and issue the Chlorine: Load File command (via Ctrl-, f in my keymap), it sends (load-file "/path/to/file.clj") to the REPL, for the file being edited, and that is evaluated and loads the source from disk and compiles it. On Windows... Well, on Windows there are a few obstacles to this workflow.

The first obstacle (for me) is that clj doesn't run on Windows and that's what I use for everything Clojure on a Mac and on Linux now. There's a PowerShell implementation in progress but Windows has always been a bit of a second-class citizen so it's still a ways off. But Windows has WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux) so I can and do run (user-mode) Ubuntu on my Windows laptop and I do all of my Clojure work on that...

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