As editor plugins such as Calva and CIDER can add some layers of magic between the user and what’s going on with a Clojure/ClojureScript project, it can be healthy to demystify it some. One way is to perform the dance that the editors are conducting yourself. Manually at the terminal.
Here’s a project and a README to do this:
It’s a good exercise to have done when Calva Jack-in acts up on you and you try to figure out how to get it working. A good companion to the Calva Jack-in Academy, if you like :