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Clojure Web Programming and Ring

Saturday, December 14th, 2013

Just some notes to myself… If you find it helpful, great! If you find it confusing, my apologies.

Ring is the lowest level integration point between a Clojure application and a web server; it’s at about the same level as Ruby’s Rack, or Python’s WSGI, or Tomcat’s AJP. However, unlike in those other languages, most Clojure web applications and frameworks don’t sit much higher than Ring, so it’s pretty important to understand how Ring works.

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