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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  • January 17 · 2:00 PM

    ClojureBridge Hack Day

    6 Clojurians | 5.00

    Hack day focussed on improving the ClojureBridge curriculum in anticipation of our ClojureBridge in March. Nola has a list of things we'd like to work on, but as with... Learn more
  • January 12 · 7:00 PM

    Swift for Clojarians & Some Cursive

    17 Clojurians

    Our member Andrew Donoho is going to talk to us about the new functional and OO language Swift from Apple. Swift has maps, closures and other neat features that we as... Learn more
  • December 27, 2014 · 2:00 PM

    Holiday Hacking with Eric Normand

    8 Clojurians

    It's time for another hack day.  This month, we're welcoming Eric Normand of LispCast to the group.  He's the producer of the videos we used in our Intro to Clojure... Learn more
  • December 8, 2014 · 7:00 PM


    19 Clojurians | 4.00

    Tentantive talk list, in no particular order: • Transducers - John • Sablono - Dar • Om reference cursors - Brad • Awesome MIND-BLOWING macro example - Nick • ... Learn more
  • November 22, 2014 · 2:00 PM

    November Clojure Hacking

    4 Clojurians

    As promised, it's another hack day. Come work on your December talk or on whatever interests you. Or, just come hang out and chat. If you are new to Clojure, let us know... Learn more
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