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Clojure is a Lisp dialect for the Java Virtual Machine. Its main features include a software transactional memory system for coherent updates to data structures, transparent access to Java libraries, a dynamic REPL development environment, runtime polymorphism, and built-in concurrent programming constructs.

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Clojure Prime Numbers from 1 to 1000

I am a beginner to Clojure and I made a little script that prints out every prime number from 1 to 1000. Let me know if there are any improvements that I can make: ...
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Game of Life in Clojure

I've implemented a Game of Life in Clojure and would like to understand what I can do better, especially in terms of idiomatic Clojure (without losing readability/maintainability) of the current ...
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Verify Armstrong Number in Clojure

Background I am doing an exercise in clojure to make a function that can determine if a number is an Armstrong Number or not. The solution I came up with us a bit more complicated than it would be if ...
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Factorise numbers

I've started learning Clojure a few days ago and I wrote this code that factorises numbers. How do I make it better? Is there any way to avoid doing it with a loop? Is that how I am supposed to code ...
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Hackerrank: Breaking the records

I'm learning Clojure and am a rank n00b at it, trying to learn from books and online tutorials (but I'm sometimes concerned that I am picking up bad habits or at least not all the good habits). For ...
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My implementation of Clojure's assoc-in

This is my implementation of Clojure's assoc-in function. I am looking for tips on making it more idiomatic and in general, better. ...
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Why does my Clojure implementation of Conway's Game of Life run so much slower than my Java implementation?

I'm trying to learn Clojure coming from a Java background. I have written a simple implementation of Conway's game of life in both Clojure and Java, trying to keep the overall structure of the code as ...
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Prime factors kata solution in Clojure

I'm new to Clojure but I already know about functions and lists, so I decided to implement Prime Factors Kata solution. For any natural number the function should return a list of all its prime ...
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naive bayes sentiment analysis classifier in clojure

attaching my try on implementing simple naive-bayes classifier for sentiment analysis as part of learning clojure and using functional programming on ML algorithms. I tried to invest more time in ...
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Brainfuck NASM compiler in Clojure

I've made a simple brainfuck compiler, I feel like my code is unreadable and messy, how can I improve it? src/core.clj ...
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Constructing a packet header

I am currently working on writing a library for use with LIFX light bulbs over their UDP API. I have written the code for creating the packet headers, but I'm unsure whether it is the most idiomatic ...
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Clojure depth first search maze problem from Classic CS Problems in Python Book

I am an experienced self-taught professional Python programmer working my way through the book Classic Computer Science Problems in Python to try to catch myself up on some of the things I missed by ...
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Check balanced brackets

Yes, I know we have a lot of these. I'm new to Clojure, but not to lisps. After the recent (javascript?) parentheses-balancing Q, I decided to do an implementation in Clojure for practice with the ...
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Filtering vector of maps based on a blacklist

Given a vector of maps: (def my-list [{:a 1 :b 2 :c 3} {:a 1 :b 5 :c 6} {:a 7 :b 8 :c 12} {:a 10 :b 11 :c 12}]) and a blacklist: ...
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Count Words in Quotes Fetched from Website

I have solved the following exercise and would like to get some feedback on my implementation. Create a function that uses futures to parallelize the task of downloading random quotes from https://...
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A program that expands a list of maps and chooses a random element

This is the essence of chapter 3 of "Clojure for the Brave and True". This program is about completing the list asym-hobbit-body-parts by adding a given number of ...
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Get list of new questions from Stack Overflow

I would like to write a little pet project using Clojure to study it, something like Stack Overflow client. Here is a my first code to get list of new questions from site. I am in the very beginning ...
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Clojure test for Git operations

Is this code a good test for a testable Clojure code? ...
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Combined looping and recursion when implementing Quicksort, using proper Clojure style

In "The Joy of Clojure", 2nd edition, code for quicksort is introduced on page 133 that I found hard to digest. I have rewritten it to make it clearer (at least to myself). Here is the original: <...
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Table of employee with end of mission visual clue

to learn Reagent, re-frame and spec I made a little personal project. Description: Given a ...
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Langton's ant in Clojurescript

The weekly coding challenge in Eric Normand's newsletter this week involves implementing Langton's ant. I wanted something on my screen so I put together a simple re-frame app. The core functions ...
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Extract indices of visible nodes in a tree where only some nodes are expanded

A program that I work on constantly updates and modifies program state containing an arbitrarily deep and wide tree. The data looks something like this. ...
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n-puzzle in Clojurescript

I'm in the process of creating a n-puzzle solver in Clojurescript. I have the basic model up and running and can move tiles on the screen. I plan to implement A* or such an algorithm to solve a given ...
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Picking a random point along the edge of an area

I'm writing a Diffusion-limited aggregation simulation, and need to pick a random point along the edge of an area defined by a dimension pair of [width, height]. ...
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Parsing infix expressions in Clojure

I'm trying to teach myself Clojure by reading the Brave Clojure book online, and at the end of Chapter 7 there is an exercise to parse a mathematical expression written as a list in infix notation to ...
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Using deftype to create a wrapper class for byte arrays

I want to create a wrapper class for byte arrays so that I can use them as keys in fastutil's Object2LongAVLTreeMap. I have ...
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Forest Fire Cellular Automata

I stumbled on the idea of a Forest Fire simulating cellular automata, and decided to try making a version using a full Seesaw UI (a Clojure wrapper over Java's Swing). A short sample of it running is ...
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What does the Bob say? (clojure version)

I'm doing the exercices from clojureacademy. Here are the instructions for this one. Bob is a lackadaisical teenager. In conversation, his responses are very limited. Returns "Whatever." if ...
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RSS feed viewer in Clojure

This semester a classmate and I visited a course on functional programming in our university. For grading, we've to submit a small project which should be written in Clojure and make use of functional ...
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Project Euler problem 86 taking a long time

I'm trying to solve problem 86 in Project Euler. After some tinkering, I managed to unroll the DP solution into a loop. But still the solution takes >150s to complete. What can I do to improve the ...
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Naïve Prime Factorization in Clojure Pt. 2

After my last review request, I decided to try and make a "tree" visualization, and thought that I could benefit from making find-prime-factors lazily produce prime ...
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Powerset of collection in Clojure

Similar to this question, here's another implementation. Assume the input is already a set. ...
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Naïve Prime Factorization in Clojure

I saw a question about prime factorization on Stack Overflow and realized I had never attempted it before. This was what I ended up with after some playing around and tweaking. I'd like improvements ...
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Project Euler #10 (sum of primes less than two million) in Clojure

I'm new to Clojure and using some Project Euler problems to familiarize myself with the language's capabilities. Problem #10 asks to find the sum of all primes less than two million. I wanted to ...
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Program finds the first almost matching string in a list - Advent Of Code 2018 Day 2 Part 2

Advent of Code 2018, day 2, part 2: The [two IDs you are looking for] differ by exactly one character at the same position in both strings. For example, given the following IDs: ...
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Five functions to get the digits of a number

I'm writing a simple function: given a number, it will return a sequence or a collection of the digits in the number (in the correct order). i.e ...
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Project Euler #49: Find 12-digit number concatenating a three terms sequence

First of all, project Euler has been a great help for me to learn Clojure. I tried for months trying to get web projects going but ended up frustrated with and struggling with tooling and libraries ...
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Project Euler 23 implementation

This code to solve Problem 23 in Project Euler gives the correct answer. But, running the last expression takes around 40 seconds. I welcome advice on how to improve performance here. ...
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Number Stringifier in Clojure

As an exercise, I decided to write a program that spells out numbers. For example: (stringify-int 12345) => "twelve thousand three hundred forty-five" It ...
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Classic "100 doors" simulation in Clojure

I read this question about the "100 Doors" puzzle, and thought that it would make for a good quick exercise. I ended up with two implementations. The first is more straightforward and uses a vector ...
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Clojure macro to gather functions in a namespace into a map

I'm learning Clojure via a pet project. The project would consist of several workers that would be called from other functions. Each worker is defined in their own namespace as a set of functions (...
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Recamán Sequence (A005132)

I'm going to screw around with visualizing Recamán's Sequence, but want to have a good sequence generator to generate the sequence before I start. I want to use a lazy generator for my actual ...
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A* in Clojure - trickier than I expected

While working through some coding puzzles to brush up on Clojure, I encountered the need to use A* on some search problems. I tried to implement it from first principles/memory and that didn't go ...
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Avoid incoming meteors

I'm visiting a functional programming course at my university which has a small project for examination. The language we are using is clojure and the contents of the lecture have mostly been about it'...
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Cleanly preventing flashing an element from corrupting future flashes

For a Seesaw (Swing) app I'm writing, I need to be able to flash a component for a certain duration. Here's the basic function I came up with that accomplishes this: ...
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All of Clojure's Expression Threading Macros

I was bored and in a mood to write some macros, so I decided as an exercise to try and remake each of the standard threading macros: ->, ...
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Mutative Heap's algorithm (permutations generator) in Clojure

For a side project I'm working on, I need to be able to generate permutations. Instead of relying on an existing library like math.combinatorics, I decided to write ...
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An ISeq implementing Priority Queue

This is a follow up to my last review request. I made three major changes: I had it fully implement ISeq and IPersistentStack, ...
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A Priority Queue implemented using a Linked List

I'm going to write a Huffman Coding implementation, and decided to write from scratch a priority queue to help out. I've never written a priority queue before, in any language, so this was interesting....
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Kids bank account in Clojure

I'm learning clojure. A while back I made a python bank account for my kids, teaching them to save. Have a look here. The Python one was a class and it created a table that had a little interest ...
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