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Clojure Web Development Essentials by Ryan Baldwin

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Luminus

Ah, getting started! This chapter introduces you to the foundations of Clojure web development using Luminus, a popular web application template for Leiningen. In this chapter, you will:

  • Generate a new web application using the Luminus Leiningen template
  • Get an introduction to the popular libraries, which Luminus uses to handle the various aspects of a web application, and what those libraries do
  • Get an overview of the directory structure generated by Luminus
  • Learn how to fire up the web application on your development machine

In this chapter, we'll create a new web application called hipstr, an application that will help us track our vinyl collection and endow us with obscure credibility. We'll build this application ...

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