ClojureScript: It's Not Just JavaScript

  • Mar 20, 2012 · 7:30 PM

What can a dialect of a 55 year old programming language with weird syntax possibly offer the working JavaScript developer? This talk will highlight some of the unique features of ClojureScript as well as compare it to two other well-known transpiled languages - CoffeeScript and Google's Dart.

David Nolen has been writing JavaScript professionally for nearly 7 years. He has probably written 100,000 commented lines of pure JavaScript for clients/projects such as Princeton University, The Modern Museum of Art, and He continues to write copious amounts of JavaScript for


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  • A former member
    A former member

    Very dense. A topic that really demands more time.

    March 21, 2012

  • E\/IE B.

    Exciting. ClojureScript's Lisp like elements really appeal to me. When they get the video and audio issues worked out, ClojureScript could go viral.

    March 21, 2012

  • Jeff W.

    David was EXTREMELY knowledge and absolutely annihilated Javascript as your target language to write in. So much can be done with Clojurescript with a LISP like syntax that its almost laughable to consider Javascript by hand.

    March 21, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Awesome presentation.

    March 21, 2012

  • Avi F.

    Great talk, great audience, very good venue except the room was WAY too hot.

    March 21, 2012

  • Charles P.

    Excellent presentation, very informative

    March 21, 2012

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