Challenger Language Series - Clojure

24 September 2020 • 1 min read

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For over 20 years, JavaScript, Java and C have topped the list of most popular programming languages, however, there are other alternatives available to us, and it’s worth considering whether we should be using them in some ecosystems.


In this last of a five-part series, we’ll be looking at Clojure: a dialect of Lisp that shares the code-as-data philosophy and a powerful macro system. Clojure is predominantly a functional programming language. It features a rich set of immutable, persistent data structures and, similarly to Scala and Kotlin, runs entirely on the Java Virtual Machine.


In this session, we’ll cover:


  • A brief history of Clojure
  • Clojure use cases
  • Features of the language
  • A live demo
  • Q&A


About Shahid


Shahid is Product Developer AND Explorer at AND Digital. He has more than 15 years of experience working in digital teams across various industries, and has used C#, Java and JavaScript for many years. He has a keen interest in new technologies and languages.


About AND Elevenses


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11.00: Join online event and introduction

11.10: Challenger Languages Series - Clojure

11.30: Q&A

11.45: Close


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