Pablo at Clojure eXchange, London 2015

Our very own Pablo will be presenting at the Clojure eXchange conference on December 3rd, 2015. His talk is titled What is a Macro. The description of the talk is: Or what makes Lisp, and Clojure, more powerful than other languages. This is an introductory presentation about macros, explaining how to write them, and why they are so much more …

Macros, the Lisp advantage

Learning about macros in Lisps was one of my biggest whoa-moments in my programming career and since then I’ve given presentations about them to audiences ranging from 1 to 100 people. I have a little script that I follow in which I implement a custom form of the if-conditional. Unfortunately, I don’t think I’ve managed to generate many whoa-moments. I’m …