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Functional relational programming with relic (by Dan Stone)

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Functional relational programming with relic (by Dan Stone)


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The London Clojurians are happy to present:

Title: Functional relational programming with relic
Speaker: Dan Stone
Time: 2022-04-12 @ 18:30 (London time)
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Dan Stone ( will be presenting
"Functional relational programming with relic"

relic ( is a library for
Clojure/script that provides a SQL-like DSL for your Clojure
data. Embrace the relational information model, use integrity
constraints, compose views as data, and have relic manage data flow
with incremental materialized views.

With the lofty goal of reducing accidental complexity in many
line-of-business applications, relic is a love letter to Moseley and
Marks 2006 paper 'Out of the Tar Pit' (

Dan has been emitting s-expressions since 2014. Currently works @
Riverford on the hard CS problem of shipping veg to families in the
UK. Likes indexing collections.

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