Third Meetup: April 2014 – Antwerpen

On April the 23th, once again the Belgian Clojure community gathered for a meetup. For the first time the event took place in Antwerp hosted by Webcomrades.

 

The Talk

Stijn Opheide from Webcomrades gave a very interesting presentation about Datomic and how Webcomrades uses the technology in one of their products. This immediate link with a real product added a lot of value to the talk.

The People

This time we had 10 participants which was a comfortable number of people. After the talk we had plenty of discussion ranging from Datomic to how programming is taught at school nowadays. This while having a drink and eating some very tasty sandwiches provided by our host.

Future

There will certainly be more meetups in the future. We are also looking at the idea of launching starter sessions. This will be meetups/workshops targeted to people that are new to clojure and/or functional programming. So stay tuned if you are interested!

 

Slides

Take a look at the superawesome slides here

 

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Second Meetup: October 2013

The 24th of October 2013 the second official BeClojure meetup took place in Mechelen at ixor (Thanks again Wim!).

Presentation Jean Christophe

The Presentation

The star of the show was Jean-Christophe Mincke. He gave us a presentation on how he would create a finite state machine in a functional way and contrasted this very effectively to the imperative style.

The other good part

Though we weren’t with that many people this time, we still had a great evening and had plenty of discussion.

 

Until the next time!