How I developed a web backend in Clojure


One of my students from the course Clojure: Introduction to Functional Programming (Brazilian Portuguese only) asked an interesting question:

Hello teacher, I would like to know about the deployment of an application, with a frontend sending requests and getting responses (as in the case of the shopping cart, for example). I’m enjoying the course, but I think a minimal application with a front-end or a service implementation would bring us closer to “real world” usage.

Although the question is quite outside the scope of the course (which focuses on the concepts of the functional paradigm - the language is just a detail), it is understandable. It is natural to want to know how to apply the new concepts in practice.

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