Heroku began life as an online service for building, hosting, and readily scaling Ruby on Rails applications. But the "platform cloud" has since expanded beyond the decidedly hip net programming language, embracing two other decidedly hip options: Node.js and Clojure. In May, the Salesforce.com-owned Heroku rolled out a new …
Now what I need...
... is a way to reduce the time to ramp up on a new language to 2 weeks. I've had Clojure on my list for a while, but need a larger block of time to do more than run through helloworld, etc.
Clojure on Heroku, quickstart
To help get you started here is a simple Clojure project all set up to be deployed on Heroku:
(it contains some simple hello world functionality, returning html or json in response to RESTful requests)
And a link to a blog with some great Clojure guides:
Hope that helps.
... can also run Grails which being based on the functional language Groovy is also highly productive (I imagine there are other JVM-based languages supported as well but I've not looked into them)
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