Emily described how the human side of collecting and visualising time-based data is more complicated than you might think, highlighting issues like varying precision where some data might have a year only, or some might be ordinal where some event happened …
One particularly powerful aspect of Clojure is that it allows you to use Java
features without actually writing any Java. And the best way to get my head
around the Java interop features is to do a practical example; something like
I'd do for work. And as far as examples …
"Bruised" is a little how I feel about my first experience porting a program to
ClojureScript — configuring production builds has a few traps for newcomers.
That said, I am very pleased with the results and excited to do more working with ClojureScript.