London Clojurians Talk: Joyride VS Code using a Clojure REPL (by Peter Strömberg and Michiel Borkent)

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The London Clojurians are happy to present:

Title: Joyride VS Code using a Clojure REPL
Speaker: Peter Strömberg and Michiel Borkent
Time: 2022-09-20 @ 18:30 (London time)
Local time: 18:30 on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 in London, United Kingdom - (click here for local time)
RSVP: Joyride VS Code using a Clojure REPL (by Peter Strömberg and Michiel Borkent), Tue, Sep 20, 2022, 6:30 PM | Meetup

Peter Strömberg (PEZ (Peter Strömberg) · GitHub) and Michiel Borkent ( will be presenting:
“Joyride VS Code using a Clojure REPL”

What if you could script and control VS Code with a REPL, like you can
do with Emacs? What if it is a Clojure REPL? Leveraging SCI, this is
what Joyride (GitHub - BetterThanTomorrow/joyride: A REPL for Visual Studio Code) lets you
do. We’ll take a look at what possibilities this opens, what the
limitations are, and what people have done with Joyride so far, four
months since the first release.

Peter is a former product manager turned developer by Clojure. He uses
VS Code, and lacked a lot of the awesome Clojure support that Emacs
users enjoy through CIDER. He decided to try to bring some of that to
his editor of choice, resulting in Calva. Peter also feels strongly
for the Clojure Getting Started experience and is always thinking
about ways to contribute to improving it.

Michiel Borkent doesn’t really need introductions in our community. He
is the main author of clj-kondo, babashka, jet and so many other
Clojure tools. He can be found as @borkdude in various places on the

If you missed this event, you can watch the recording on our YouTube channel:
(The recording will be uploaded a couple of days after the event.)

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RSVP: Joyride VS Code using a Clojure REPL (by Peter Strömberg and Michiel Borkent), Tue, Sep 20, 2022, 6:30 PM | Meetup


Looking forward to this! Here’s hoping we will have many Joyride battle stories to tell about.

Related post: Say hello to Joyride - The Clojure REPL in VS Code

*** NEW DATE ***

Hi all,

Unfortunately, we had to postpone this talk to November as Peter (the speaker) has work commitments which clash with the presentation.

NEW DATE: Time: 2022-09-20 @ 18:30 (London time)


Hi all,

the recording of this event is now available on our YouTube channel:

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