Clojure vs Java EE: What are the differences?
What is Clojure? A dynamic programming language that targets the Java Virtual Machine. Clojure is designed to be a general-purpose language, combining the approachability and interactive development of a scripting language with an efficient and robust infrastructure for multithreaded programming. Clojure is a compiled language - it compiles directly to JVM bytecode, yet remains completely dynamic. Clojure is a dialect of Lisp, and shares with Lisp the code-as-data philosophy and a powerful macro system.
What is Java EE? The standard in community-driven enterprise software. It is developed using the Java Community Process, with contributions from industry experts, commercial and open source organizations, Java User Groups, and countless individuals. It offers a rich enterprise software platform and with over 20 compliant implementations to choose from.
Clojure and Java EE belong to "Languages" category of the tech stack.
Clojure is an open source tool with 7.85K GitHub stars and 1.25K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Clojure's open source repository on GitHub.
Nubank, CircleCI, and Groupon are some of the popular companies that use Clojure, whereas Java EE is used by TripAdvisor, GameDuell, and ICT Health. Clojure has a broader approval, being mentioned in 95 company stacks & 80 developers stacks; compared to Java EE, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.
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