A Clojure Newbie Guide

A quick guide to Clojure and its ecosystem for newbies.

What's the official website?

That would be clojure.org

Wanna try Clojure before installing?

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 Light Table.

Looking for a tl;dr of Clojure features?

How about some guided tutorials?

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, its ecosystem and community?

Have a look at State of Clojure 2019 survey results