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Ask HN: What skill will you try to learn over Christmas break?
5 points by tesmar2 952 days ago | 7 comments
Over Christmas break, I was thinking to try and pick up Clojure, the functional language. I was wondering what other people are thinking about learning.



Writing and releasing a simple Android application. The release part is really helping me focus on a less hacked together codebase.

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Backbone.js. I'm a backend developer but need to get up to speed on the new ways of doing the frontend.

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I'll start learning Scala more seriously, most likely with Coursera's help.

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http://libcinder.org/

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this has me fascinated. How are you getting on with it?

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I am working on rewriting a PHP application in Rails to learn Rails.

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D3 and possibly work more on a haiku generator.

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