Too Many Things...

Posted on July 29, 2013

I haven’t written anything in quite a while, so now, while I have some time, I shall do so.

Programming at Work

Recently at work, I have had a few things to do in setting up our new work order system. Currently we use paper for our work orders, and to me that is unacceptable for a technology company.

I’m writing pretty much everything in Clojure, a functional Lisp-based language that runs on the JVM. The main reasons I have for doing so are as follows:

Unfortunately, while I’m trying to write everything in Clojure, and will end up writing the would-be-JavaScript stuff in ClojureScript instead, there are some parts that would be much more difficult to write in Clojure than in another language. One of those things is QuickBooks integration…

QuickBooks integration: The Bad