Difficulty: beginner
Estimated Time: 2 minutes

Welcome to your first Clojure something!

In this place we will try to teach you to install clojure and say Hello World.

Why Clojure?

  • Clojure is designed for concurrency
  • Smart people want clojure.
  • Is very dynamic.

And the complete answer you can read on this link https://www.quora.com/Why-would-someone-learn-Clojure

If you get interested with my work please give a feedback on github https://github.com/luizleiteoliveira and you can add me on https://www.linkedin.com/in/luizleiteoliveira/

You've completed your first Clojure scenario!

In fact this scenario is more to understand how Katacoda works! In the next scenarios you will go wild and get deeper on Clojure power.


Oliveira, Luiz



Don’t stop now! The next scenario will only take about 10 minutes to complete.

Initial Clojure Example tutorial

Step 1 of 2

Step 1 - Run Command

In this step we will check if we already have everithing we need installed and run Lein

To check if you have Java you can run java -version on a Terminal.

To run Clojure we need Leiningen check if you have intalled with lein -version on a Terminal.

To run Clojure you can just type lein repl on a Terminal.