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Namespaces and Libraries

  • Luke VanderHart
  • Stuart Sierra

Abstract

Namespaces are the means by which you divide your Clojure code into logical groups, similar to packages in Java or modules in other languages. Almost every Clojure source file begins with a namespace declaration using the ns macro. The following code is an example of a namespace declaration:
$$ \begin{gathered} \left( {ns clojure.contrib.gen - html - docs} \right. \hfill \\ \left( {:require\left[ {clojure.contrib.duck - streams :as duck - streams} \right]} \right) \hfill \\ \left( {:use \left( {clojure.contrib seq - utils str - utils repl - utils def prxml} \right)} \right) \hfill \\ \left( {:import \left( {java.lang Exception} \right)} \right. \hfill \\ \left. { \left. { \left( {java.util.regex Pattern} \right)} \right)} \right) \hfill \\ \end{gathered} $$

Keywords

Return Mapping Source File Java Class Load Function Java Package 
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© Luke VanderHart and Stuart Sierra 2010

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  • Luke VanderHart
  • Stuart Sierra

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