've decided to learn a functional programming language. I enjoyed #Lisp in college so have considered #Clojure and maybe a #Scheme dilect. Some friends have tried to conince me to go with #Elixir, especially because I already do a lot of work in #Ruby. I do appreciate the elegant Lisp syntax and its rich history.
@veer66 How has learning Clojure affected your Ruby? I love Ruby, it serves my day to day needs well, but I do like learning to think in new ways.
@veer66 Ah. I learned Common Lisp in college. How would you compare it with Clojure?
@veer66 Great points.
Both Cojure and Elixir are wonderful in their own ways. Another AWESOME functional language to add to your quiver is Elm. It's small, simple, and makes a great front-end choice to compliment a Ruby/Rails back-end.
@gwhilts Cool I'll check it out!
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