London Clojurians Talk: How I learned to stop worrying and ignore anomalies (by Svante von Erichsen)

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Title: How I learned to stop worrying and ignore anomalies
Speaker: Svante von Erichsen
Time: 2022-03-29T17:30:00Z
Local time: 18:30 on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 in London, United Kingdom - Time.is (click here for local time)
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Svante von Erichsen (Harleqin (Svante) · GitHub) will be presenting:
“How I learned to stop worrying and ignore anomalies”

Anomalies are a way to return errors in your program flow, made
popular by e. g. several Cognitect libraries. We recently published a
toolbox, de.otto/nom (GitHub - otto-de/nom: Tools for ignoring anomalies) for ignoring
them on the happy path. In this talk, we’ll see what it does and
compare that with some alternatives, such as railway-oriented
programming, exceptions, and Failjure. This might be a missing piece,
a sweet spot, or a crazy idea.

Svante is a software developer at OTTO, a large e-commerce platform
from Hamburg. Originally a chemist, he started learning Common Lisp
around 2008. After starting with professional software development in
2011, he joined a startup using Clojure in 2016, and in 2018 switched
to a team at OTTO also working in Clojure. His non-programming
interests include playing Go, training Karate, and making Music.

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