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Learning ClojureScript by Allen Rohner, Rafik Naccache, W. David Jarvis

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Writing macros for ClojureScript

If you're new to Lisp languages, you may not be familiar with macros. In essence, Lisp macros differ from macros in other languages in that they are a mechanism by which code itself can be transformed and rewritten. We've already used a number of macros so far in the examples in this book, and, indeed, macros are a core part of ClojureScript and you can and should expect to find yourself using them frequently. They enable us to do things that would not otherwise be possible and to optimize and refactor code in powerful ways.

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In order for all of what we're about to say to make sense, it'll probably be helpful to first understand a little bit about how programming languages work. With most languages, ...

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