Friday Jan 03, 2014

Leiningen, Clojure, and NetBeans IDE

Leiningen is Clojure's build tool, here in action in NetBeans IDE 7.4:

Above you can see how "lein run", "lein clean", "lein jar", "lein uberjar", and "lein help" are supported, while here is "lein new app":

An especially cool little feature is that you can hold down the Ctrl key and then mouse over a method, then a hyperlink appears, which can be clicked to invoke the "lein run -m" command on the method:


Some problems with lexer, once those are fixed, will make the plugin available in the NetBeans Plugin Portal.


Geertjan Wielenga (@geertjanw) is a Principal Product Manager in the Oracle Developer Tools group living & working in Amsterdam. He is a Java technology enthusiast, evangelist, trainer, speaker, and writer. He blogs here daily.

The focus of this blog is mostly on NetBeans (a development tool primarily for Java programmers), with an occasional reference to NetBeans, and sometimes diverging to topics relating to NetBeans. And then there are days when NetBeans is mentioned, just for a change.


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