Clojure Workshop

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Join New Orleans Functional Programming (NoFUN) and Tech Talent South for our Clojure Workshop!

Seats are limited and we will will be providing catering so please only RSVP Yes if you plan to attend. If your availability changes, please update your RSVP to make space for others.

THE LANGUAGE
Functional programming is an exciting programming style that helps distributed programming like we find on typical web and mobile applications. It is gaining popularity because of the growth of the web, adoption by large companies, and an increasing pool of jobs. Clojure is a functional programming language created by Rich Hickey. It traces its roots to the Lisp family of languages. Clojure encourages an interactive programming style where you modify a live development system, so it is great for exploring ideas. At the same time, it’s incredibly stable and scales well to multiple cores. Clojure is used by many Fortune 50 companies, from Amazon, Apple, and PayPal, to eBay, CapitalOne, and Facebook. Clojure salaries are among the highest in the industry.

THE WORKSHOP
Install Party | Friday, June 21st | 6pm-8pm
Attendees will meet, mingle, eat pizza and install the software needed for the workshop.

Clojure Workshop | Saturday, June 22nd | 8:30am-5pm
We will kick off the day with a quick catered breakfast. Experienced Clojure programmers will lead a series of lessons where attendees will learn to use the language. We will break for a catered lunch at 12:30pm.

Wrap Party | Saturday, June 22nd | 5pm-8pm
Event attendees and sponsors will celebrate and network after the workshop with catered hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.

SPONSORSHIP
Want to support tech education and community development? We are seeking sponsors to make the Clojure Workshop free for all attendees!

Learn more about sponsorship here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/111J41kHckSFRhRbXNimhmau8VeYaDhXi/view?usp=sharing

Questions? Please contact Mary at [masked]