#2 - The Reader

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Defn Episode #02 - The Reader [ a little news: spec ] The wonders of the Reader - Compare to the C pre-processor - How it underpins the language - Reader forms - EDN / Transit - Tagged literals - Reader Conditionals (1.7+) - clojure.tools.reader - Finally, why no user defined reader macros (as in Common Lisp and Scheme)? References The Data-Reader's Guide to the Galaxy (Clojure West, 2013) by Steve Miner Spyscope by David Greenberg More information and links at the DEFN website https://defn.audio/2016/05/30/episode-02-the-reader/ Our thanks to Ptzery for the intro and outro music (Melon Hamburger) https://soundcloud.com/ptzery/

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