Trying Clojure again? March 26th, 2015
Patrick Stein

EDIT: Indeed, as people on Reddit pointed out, installing Lein is simply downloading a script and running it. Installing CIDER from MELPA was also easy. The two, however, aren’t completely compatible at the moment because CIDER from MELPA wants nREPL 0.2.7 at least and Lein only pulls in 0.2.6 (even though, I believe the current is 0.2.10).

It has been five years since I last tried Clojure. I feel like I should try it again.

I don’t want to beat my head against Leiningen for even ten minutes this time. Is there some way to reasonably use Emacs + Clojure without have to install and configure CLASSPATHS and Mavens and Ants and JDKs?

It seems SWANK-CLOJURE has been deprecated in favor of CIDER. The CIDER doc says how to configure Leiningen or Boot for use with CIDER. Is there some way that I can avoid Leingingen and Boot? Or some way that I can click one ‘Install’ button and have Leiningen and Boot work?

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