Bozhidar Batsov's talk at the conj is about CIDER, which is the Clojure IDE and REPL built into Emacs. You should know that previously, the CIDER project was known as nrepl.el and it replaces SLIME, which is what we used to use in Emacs. CIDER connects to an nREPL server.
Why it matters
Emacs with CIDER is the most popular IDE according to the 2013 State of Clojure Survey. Bozhidar Batsov took over the project one year ago and CIDER has added many new features. I will enjoy hearing about all the things I don't use because I don't know about them.
About Bozhidar Batsov
This post is one of a series called Pre-conj Prep.
You may like the PurelyFunctional.tv Newsletter
For more inspiration, history, interviews, and trends of interest to functional programmers, get the free PurelyFunctional.tv Newsletter.
Clojure pulls in ideas from many different languages and paradigms, and also from the broader world, including music and philosophy. The PurelyFunctional.tv Newsletter shares that vision and weaves a rich tapestry of ideas from the daily flow of library releases to the deep historical roots of computer science.
Clojure/conj is a conference organized and hosted by Cognitect. This information is in no way official. It is not sponsored by nor affiliated with Clojure/conj or Cognitect. It is simply me curating and organizing public information about the conference.