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TRAINING: Core Clojure - A Practical Introduction

A session at GOTO Amsterdam 2014

Wednesday 18th June, 2014

9:00am to 4:00pm (AMT)

Clojure is a powerful new JVM-based programming language with a unique take on concurrency, power, interactivity and practicality which is seeing rapid adoption in industry. This introductory workshop will give you a thorough practical grounding with this unique language whilst also touching on some of its next-gen philosophical ideas.

Through a series of fast-paced highly interactive introductory examples we will get a feel for the language, be able to write our first Clojure programs as well as calling and interacting with any of the available Java libraries. Expect to come away with a new perspective on programming and a powerful new tool for your developer toolkit.

Core topics this workshop will cover are:

  • Function first programming
  • The importance of immutability
  • Mastering state
  • Thinking concurrently
  • Making use of Java libraries
  • The power of interactive development

Workshop Prerequisites
A working Clojure REPL. This can be achieved by installing:

  • JDK 1.6+
  • leiningen v2+

A Clojure-aware editor. For example, one of:

  • Light Table
  • Eclipse + Counter Clockwise
  • Emacs + CIDER
  • Vim + fireplace.vim

About the speaker

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Sam Aaron

Postdoc Researcher at The University of Cambridge

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Time 9:00am4:00pm AMT

Date Wed 18th June 2014

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