On Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 8:30:06 AM UTC-7, Hector Lucero wrote:
> Is there a way to have jdbc and mysql work with ClojureScript? How can you
> get to a mysql connection and display selected records from a mysql table
> with ClojureScript?
First off welcome to clojure!
JDBC is what applications running on the java virtual machine(JVM) use to
access sql databases. This means that you're not really able to use JDBC with
clojurescript (unless you try to run clojurescript in the JVM which while
possible I don't know much about and is not common at all).
Here are 2 ways to use clojure/clojurescript and access a sql database:
1. Use clojure+jvm+jdbc on the server side to access mysql, and return json or
edn to the browser which is running clojurescript. This is pretty well
documented, and is how most all applications are constructed.
The luminus web framework has lots of great docs on how to accomplish this.
2. If you would like to run clojurescript on the server side, you should be
able to use the same libraries nodejs uses to access mysql(non jdbc), and it
should be usable from clojurescript. That said I don't know much about running
clojurescript on the server side, and I don't know if it's well documented how
to accomplish this.
> It seems as though the only database you can use is datomic or just an
> atom.... I am completely new to ClojureScript and would like some help
> concerning this issue.
Not at all clojure/clojurescript are perfect fits for talking to mysql and
postgresql and I would say most all applications use sql databases with clojure.
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