A Clojure Newbie Guide

A quick guide to Clojure and it's ecosystem for newbies.

What's the official website?

That would be clojure.org

Wanna try Clojure before installing?

Checkout the online REPL at tryclj.com

What's the quickest way to get started?

Check if Java is installed in your system by running:

java -version
If not, follow the necessary instructions based on your OS.

OS X/Linux/Windows

What about my editor setup?

If you're looking for a simple, standalone solution, try LightTable.

Wanna browse some Documentation?

What code conventions to follow?

Want some exercises to do?

Looking for a library to solve your problem?

Looking for a cheatsheet?

Want to watch some awesome talks?


Looking for some interesting discussions?

Where's the community at?

Looking for Clojure flavoured emails?

Who uses Clojure?

Want to read some testimonials?

Bird's eye view of the language, it's ecosystem and community?

Have a look at State of Clojure 2015 survey results