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Recurring Events and Message Passing

November 25, 2009 This article looks at a couple of approaches for implementing systems with recurring events using message-passing based concurrency (Erlang and Clojure are used in code snippets). In particular it looks at the ping-pong, circle, coordinator and gossip approaches to distributed communication.

Scalable Scraping in Clojure

November 24, 2009 A fairly indepth tutorial which takes a look at using Clojure to extract data from webpages, using agents to process data, and a few other knickknacks.

A Couple of Clojure Agent Examples

November 22, 2009 This post contains an extremely brief discussion on how Clojure agents differ from Erlang actors, and then follows with examples o fusing Clojure agents to serialize file writes, form message relays and perform parallel HTTP fetches.

Writing Files in Clojure

November 16, 2009 Another quick Clojure blog entry, this one on writing out file contents.

Reading Files in Clojure

November 15, 2009 A brief overview to approaches to reading in files in Clojure.