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Clojure 1 Fundamentals

by Zachary Bennett

Clojure is a robust and productive functional programming language. This course will teach you the basics of Clojure so that you can build your own Clojure programs and applications.

What you'll learn

Clojure is a powerful programming language hosted on the Java Virtual Machine that provides a functional alternative to the Java programming language. Clojure can be used to build a robust set of programs, applications and services. In this course, Clojure 1 Fundamentals, you’ll learn how to write software in the Clojure programming language. First, you’ll explore the basics of Clojure syntax, data types, and functions. Next, you’ll discover Clojure’s collection types and how to structure a basic Clojure project. Finally, you’ll learn how to test and debug Clojure code as well as how to use side effects in your programs effectively . When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Clojure 1 needed to build Clojure applications and services..

About the author

Zach is currently a Lead Software Developer at OpalSoft where he uses tools such as Scala, TypeScript, Python, Docker, Node, and Angular. Zach has a passion for GIS programming along with open-source software. You can view some of his work on GitHub ( and Stack Overflow (

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