jobs-discuss

Job hunting, interview process and anything related to the experience of a job writing the Clojure language.
dabrazhe 2019-12-17T12:02:02.002Z

Hi all. I am wondering what are the chances of finding a part time project in Clojure / CLJS on the node back end? And what's the best way to go about finding one

dominicm 2019-12-17T14:52:15.003Z

I don't think there's many people doing node on the backend with Clojure. The jvm is considered better by many.

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vemv 2019-12-17T15:04:25.003200Z

I'd only play with the possibility for social reasons within a given team (with that sort of thinking, I once successfully pushed for using TypeScript on the backend - bit of a rare choice at the time)

2019-12-17T15:05:55.004400Z

I created mine in my company. They wanted a web app and I told them I needed superpowers to achieve what they asked. So I got ClojureScript

2019-12-17T15:06:22.004900Z

It has been a really cool ride so far.

dabrazhe 2019-12-17T22:09:45.005800Z

@dominicm I agree, there are some people who dislike jvm (or have no background in it). Also writing for servlerless stack (aws Lambda) is more reasonable in node backend, because jvm takes ages to start up and it beats the purpose

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