This group is focused on Clojure and related Lisp languages specifically Common Lisp and Scheme as they strongly influence the approach Clojure takes. Java is a foundational system for Clojure, but the focus is not on the Java language, but the JVM and associated libraries that are the power base for Clojure. Functional programming, multi-methods, etc. will be discussed and demoed with the focus on real-world uses and power. Abstraction and advanced techniques will be discussed as well. We're looking for people who want to talk, demo as well as give lightning talks at the REPL so that people can follow along. Topics include Clojure for creating MineCraft bots, Clojure for Social Data Mining, etc. Please offer up talks that you can give as well as ones you may be interested in doing along with a partner. I (we) want the group to be active in that we don't have a ton of people just sitting watching a few, but each time we meet, teams have formed to be able to present to the group. 15 or 30 mins. is fine. There's more than enough to share with this awesome language and toolset.

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  • June 13 · 2:00 PM

    June Clojure Hacking

    6 Clojurians | 4.00

    At the last meetup, this was the day people suggested we hold the next hack day, so here we go. A few people expressed interest in playing with reader literals, but feel... Learn more
  • June 8 · 7:00 PM

    Code Refactoring and Dependency Management

    13 Clojurians

    Topic: Refactor my code We're doing another code review and refactoring.  This time on John Madison's invoice generator. Topic: Clojure Dependency Management Norman... Learn more
  • May 11 · 7:00 PM

    Lightning talks

    13 Clojurians

    Topic:  Lightning Talks • Nick - CSV parsing • Reid -  guten-tag and schema/contracts • Peter - Instaparse • Dar - debugging (cider-debug)? • Eric - Boot • Nola - (... Learn more
  • April 25 · 2:00 PM

    April Hack Day

    6 Clojurians

    Come out and spend an afternoon coding.   Bring a project, work on your lightning talk, or just come hang out and chat. If you are new to Clojure, we'll be happy to help... Learn more
  • April 13 · 7:00 PM

    Refactoring and Adventures in Wonderland

    21 Clojurians

    Topic: Lightning Talk Signups As they say, April katas bring May lightning talks.  Or something like that?  In any case, bring talk ideas and we'll (map peer-pressure (:... Learn more
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