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June 2011 Meeting

May 11th, 2011

Monthly Meeting (register here)

When: June 14, 11:30-12:40
Where: Oklahoma City Coworking Collaborative (see Meeting location)
Speaker: Alex Miller
Topic: Clojure Life

11:30 am – Welcome Announcements
11:40 am – Main Presentation
12:40 pm – Wrap Up

Presentation Information

Clojure Life by Alex Miller

Clojure is a new language that combines the power of Lisp with an existing hosted VM ecosystem (the Java VM).  Clojure is a dynamically typed, functional, compiled language with performance on par with Java.

This talk will introduce the Clojure language using Conway’s classic “game of life” with cellular automata.  We’ll look at a Clojure implementation and explore different design choices around data representation and concurrency while digressing to teach the basics of the language itself.

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