This workshop is a third part of Kyiv Clojure Workshop series and is intended to help you to discover the joy of programming in Clojure. This time your task is to develop server-side web application using usual Clojure web stack and commonly used Clojure libraries.The first part of the workshop is a short lecture about common Clojure practices for the web requests handling on the backend. Also you will get to know what is REPL-driven development and how can you benefit from such a workflow when developing in Clojure. The second part is a hackathon, you’ll have to implement your solution for scrapping data from eCommerce website into backend file“database” and build an interface around querying and displaying data from the“database”.During the workshop you will have support and guidance from lecturers.
You will need to bring your own laptop with Java, Leiningen and preferred editor set up and running. We suggest to use Cursive IDE. It’s better for you to be prepared in advance, so, please invest your time to be familiar with this IDE or an editor of your choice.