'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.
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.
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