Owen on Software

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Everyone who has ever done any software development in the Enterprise knows that statically typed programming languages are clearly better than dynamically typed languages. It’s just something we know. Except that, when you look into it, we have pretty much nothing to base that assertion on.

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Earlier this year I decided to learn Clojure. It’s been a really interesting experience. Along the way I’ve stumbled, by complete accident, on development tools that could completely redefine the speed at which I cut apps.

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The Beauty of Clojure

24 August 2015   Clojure Scala

Recently, I’ve been a bit quiet on the blogging front. Part of the reason is that I’ve been learning the programming language Clojure. It’s been emotional.

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As an industry, we are guilty of creating a culture of mediocrity. Maybe that’s a bit harsh. But it is largely true. It’s not something we’ve done deliberately. But we’ve still done it.

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