Clojure Single Codebase?

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  • macchiato-core

    Ring style HTTP server abstraction for Node.js

    If you're willing to base "cross-platform" on Node [1], then you can loosely achieve this with some choice of ClojureScript on the front end, and macchiato (which sits on Express) on the back.

  • garden

    Generate CSS with Clojure (by noprompt)

    I spent some time doing this ~3 years ago, so I don't know about now, but to my knowledge it was the only language where you could really use one language for everything: no HTML (via hiccup), no CSS (via garden), clojure/clojurescript everywhere, and no shell (via babashka).

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  • pkg

    Package your Node.js project into an executable

    [1] there are some interesting single-file deployment tools in Node like pkg

  • Photon

    Lightning fast and portable programming language! (by HashLDash)

    Is Photon a DSL made with Clojure then? Or is it it's own language completely, (maybe this one?: https://github.com/HashLDash/Photon)

  • ClojureDart

    A port of Clojure that compiles to Dart

    Something to checkout for mobile and desktop is: https://github.com/Tensegritics/ClojureDart

  • dark

    Darklang main repo, including client, backend, and infra

    Some of the other projects I've seen doing some things completely different are also darklang(not dart) and the Unison Language

  • rete

    JavaScript framework for visual programming and creating node editor #StandWithUkraine

    I've never used F#, but I'd imagine if you're in the .NET ecosystem, you'll get a lot of excellent tooling for free. I don't think clojure's tooling is well suited for large projects. But you might actually find use for crazy stuff. Just today I'm trying to generate a tree whose nodes update like a spreadsheet. Looking around the typescript ecosystem, it looks like the most popular library is rete.js. But if you look at the examples, there's so much code just to set up 3 nodes! Class inheritance, Sockets, Components, Controls. So I pull in clojure, write a macro with a simplified graph definition syntax, and generate a graph instead. There's no Classes, no Components. Just data. Transform the graph, send to reagent, bam, visualized and interactive. For these (admittedly limited) use cases, I don't know a more powerful language.

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