Stuart Halloway to speak on ‘ Clojure,’ a software-development language

Stuart Halloway, chief executive officer of Relevance Inc., and renowned software-development speaker and author, will give a presentation on " Clojure" Tuesday, July 21, in Room LL18, O’Shaughnessy Science Hall. Clojure is a unique functional software development language meant for modern computer architectures that integrates and deploys on the Java platform.

Stuart Halloway

The evening begins with a social hour and pizza dinner from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. followed by introductions and Halloway’s presentation from 6:45 to 9:30 p.m. The event is free for all UST students, staff and faculty (UST ID card required).

Halloway, with co-founder Justin Gehtland, helps companies adopt agile as well as innovative technologies such as Clojure and Ruby on Rails. Halloway is the author of Programming Clojure,Rails for Java Developers and Component Development for the Java Platform. Prior to founding Relevance, he was the chief architect at Near-Time and the chief technical officer at DevelopMentor.

This event is co-sponsored by the Object Technology User Group (OTUG) and the University of St. Thomas Graduate Programs in Software.

Registration is required by Friday, July 17, to Arun Batchu, OTUG president.

For more information, view the OTUG Web site or e-mail Batchu.