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Programming with Clojure in Max…

September 14, 2011 | 4:58 pm

This is one of the topics that will be discussed at
this years Expo74. Unfortunately, I can not make it to
New York. But I am still very interested in knowing
more.

Is Clojure a language that is currently supported in Max5?
Are there any examples our there the demonstrate how to
use Clojure in Max?

Thanks,
Anthony


September 15, 2011 | 3:10 pm

It might already run in Max, as the website states, the compiled code is JVM code, which should theoretically run in mxj~…

Stefan


September 16, 2011 | 3:28 pm

Does any one have a link to an example that I can run in Max5?



bdc
September 16, 2011 | 7:22 pm

have a look here: http://www.cassiel.com/tag/programming/


September 17, 2011 | 1:30 pm

There is indeed a Clojure object for Max. It’s similar to Python-in-Max (http://www.loadbang.net/space/Software/net.loadbang.jython) since Clojure and Jython are both hosted in the Java JVM, and there’s a lot of common support code, but the Clojure compiler is a rather odd beast and there are some issues I need to work round and test before it’s ready for prime time.

"Ready for prime time" in this case means by Expo ’74 if not before. If I get some spare moments I may roll it out earlier.


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