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7. Week 7: Clojure

Nicolas Modrzyk1 
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Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
 

Sometimes a thing needed opening before closure was found.

—Hugh Howey

Shift

Clojure is the only LISP-based language presented in this book, but it’s a language I use on an everyday basis. Clojure, with its share of left and right parentheses, can repel a few, but it surely never gets lost in translation.

Clojure development almost always uses a read-eval-print-loop (REPL) or, in simple terms, a shell that understands Clojure code line by line. Of course, in an editor, you can just execute block of lines of code, and I will show you how to do that in Visual Studio Code again.

Clojure ...

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