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ClojureScript: Up and Running

Collective Agency Downtown
511 SW 10th Ave, Suite 1108
Portland, OR 97205, US (map)

Access Notes

We're on the 11th floor, come on up. Non-members park bikes outside the building. Paid car parking is connected to the building, and a SmartPark is two blocks away near Target. Located on SW 10th and Washington, between Target and Powell's, on the big block of food carts. We're on the Streetcar line, a block from the Red and Blue MAX lines, and a 5-minute walk from the Green, Yellow, Orange lines.



ClojureScript training is organized by Relevance, Inc. and takes place the day before Clojure/West.

ClojureScript: Up and Running with Stuart Sierra & Luke VanderHart

When & Where? Sunday, March 17 from 9-5pm. Lunch break (not provided) from 12-1pm.

Venue Collective Agency 322 NW Sixth Avenue, Suite 200 Portland, Oregon 27209

The workshop venue is just a short walk away from the Clojure/West conference hotel, The Courtyard Portand City Center. The conference room rate of $124 will be available Saturday, March 16 for folks who are arriving early.

Who Should Attend? This course is, broadly, for anyone who has an interest in learning more about ClojureScript. This course is geared toward participants with some level of Clojure knowledge.

The workshop will alternate between lectures and lab work, and you should expect several hours of direct programming practice with instructors circling through participants to answer questions and encourage new practices.

What’s Included?

Breakfast, Coffee and Soft Drinks Snacks Internet connectivity and power during the workshop What Will I Learn? Material will include:

Setting up a ClojureScript project - Using the Leiningen build tool - Understanding the ClojureScript compiler - JavaScript interop and libraries - Working with the Google Closure Compiler - Using the Google Closure Libraries - Manipulating HTML in a browser - Building event-driven applications - Communicating with a Clojure server

Recommended reading: Sierra and VanderHart’s recent book, ClojureScript: Up and Running.

What Should I Bring?

Your own laptop (computers are not provided) Software installed prior to the class: This information will be emailed to attendees one week prior to class


Stuart Sierra is the author of several popular open-source Clojure libraries, including clojure.test, various I/O utilities, and an HTTP client. He is the co-author, with Luke VanderHart, of the book ClojureScript: Up and Running and Practical Clojure.

Luke VanderHart believes that simple code leads to robust applications. Especially if it’s Clojure. He is the co-author, with Stuart Sierra, of the book ClojureScript: Up and Running and Practical Clojure.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Unavoidable events happen and we understand that. You may cancel your ticket for full refund up until February 17, 2013. After February 17, 2013 you can send someone in your place if you cannot make it to training. Please note that a student ticket can only be transferred to another student. Confirmed and paid attendees who do not attend or who cancel after the deadline are liable for the entire fee.