Because of constant badgering from loyal isbn.net.in users (Navdeep, Chinmay, Hari, Sandip, Vidyaraj, Kartik, Vivek, Arjun, Leo, Ravi and others), I finally had to dedicate a weekend to fixing up isbn.net.in. However, instead of just fixing up the old code base, I rewrote it to use Compojure instead of the deprecated Noir library, and […]
We have “database APIs” such as abstraction layers over multiple SQL databases and ORMs. But why not take it to the next step and make it a REST API like any other network call that we can make? Advantages would be: The sharing of database ORM models across multiple programming languages will be seamless. Making […]
I was reading about EDN (similar to JSON) format and wrote a Python reader and writer over the weekend. The code is up on GitHub.
I once happened to attend a RubyConfIndia talk by C42’s Steven Deobald who said: data > functions > macros > compilers That kind of stuck in my head even though I didn’t know what it meant at that time. I understood it only after learning Clojure and “The Clojure / Lisp way”. I realized it […]