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Using Clojurescript & Figwheel for a modern fronted workflow w/ Jordan Schatz

308 SW 2nd Ave Fifth Floor
Portland, OR 97204, US (map)
Public WiFi

5th floor. Doors lock at 6 so call if we're not around.



ClojureScript has the best client side work flow available. Beating out JS (even with modern tooling), and other compile to JS languages. With ClojureScript and figwheel we have hot code reloading, stable application state across reloads, & an interactive browser connected REPL. You can develop your client side app as if you where inside the browser. In this short presentation we will go over what figwheel does, how to set it up, and demo what it is like to build an SPA in ClojureScript + Om.

Jordan Schatz is a polyglot software engineer, working in Clojure, ClojureScript, Python, Javascript, Racket, PHP among other languages to build and scale systems for the last 10 years. He has a particular love of functional programming, dev ops & NoSQL/new data stores. Outside of computer science he pursues interests in alternative energy systems, alternative architecture and the life sciences.