THIS TUTORIAL HAS REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS LISTED BELOW
This tutorial is for those who haven’t used Clojure, or have just dabbled with it, but are interested in knowing more. This will be an introduction to Clojure, and participants will walk out of the room knowing how to get started with a project of their own, but we hope it is much more, as we’ll show some unique projects happening in the Clojure space that haven’t gotten as much attention.
Clojure can be a broad language and so we will focus our talk on these parts: the four major data structures, the seq abstraction, protocols, and state transitions with atoms, refs, and agents. The teachers both use Clojure professionally and will use real-world code from their projects as examples.
TUTORIAL REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR ATTENDEES
* The tutorial will be hands-on, but it isn’t required to program alongside us. If you want to, you’ll need a laptop.
* You should set up Leiningen and Light Table on that laptop if possible. If you need help with that, come a bit early to the tutorial, and we will help you.
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Clojure and Python hacker for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Lead developer on Qu, the CFPB’s public data platform, and contributor to Clojure, Hy, and other open source projects.
Bridget is an independent software consultant of many years. She is on the journey to become a Clojure programmer.
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