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November 2018 Monthly Update

We are happy to close the month of November with a successful start to the fourth quarter at Clojurists Together. Our Q4 projects, Datascript and Kaocha, are well on their way.

In November we elected new board members at CT- thanks to everyone who participated in the elections. A warm welcome to Nola Stowe, Fumiko Hanreich, and Laurens Van Houtven!

2018 Committee Election Results

Clojurists Together has held our first election for people to serve on the committee. The members of Clojurists Together have elected Nola Stowe, Fumiko Hanreich, and Laurens Van Houtven.

2018 Committee Election Candidates

Thanks to everyone who applied to join the Clojurists Together Committee. Here we present the nine candidates, their motivations for joining, and a brief biography so you can learn a little bit about each one. The candidates are (in a randomised order): Nola Stowe, Laurens Van Houtven, Vijay Kiran, Nicolas Modryzk, Ghadi Shayban, Ikuru Kyogoku John Stevenson, Travis McNeill, and Fumiko Hanreich.

October 2018 Monthly Update

We are happy to close the month of October with a successful third quarter at Clojurists Together. Earlier this month, we announced our new project selections for Q4, Datascript and Kaocha.

Welcome to all of our new members that joined this month. Special thanks to new Filter company members Pitch, AdGoji, and Funding Circle. It's because of your support that we can continue to grow at Clojurists Together.

Join the Clojurists Together Committee

As we near the close of our first year at Clojurists Together, we are opening up elections for new committee positions. As part of our commitment to transparency and community governance, Clojurists Together holds annual elections. The Committee is responsible for governing the projects, selecting which projects are sponsored, administering the projects, and interacting with sponsors.

Q4 2018 Funding Announcement

Posted on October 18, 2018

Clojurists Together is happy to announce that for Q4 of 2018/19 (November-January) we are funding two projects: Datascript and Kaocha.

September 2018 Monthly Update

September was a successful month. We have new project updates and results from our quarterly survey. Don't forget, CT is currently accepting applications for our 4th Quarter Call to Proposals.

Q4 2018 Survey Results and Call For Proposals

Posted on October 1, 2018

We've recently finished our fourth round of surveys on our members to better understand the community's needs. We're posting this feedback so that they can see the aggregate results, and to give open source projects more information when applying for the Q4 2018 Clojurists Together funding round (closing on the 9th of October).

August 2018 Monthly Update

August was the first month of funding for the quarter, so today we present the initial round of updates on new projects, cljdoc and Shadow CLJS.

Thanks to all of our members who support Clojurists Together. It's thanks to your generous support that we can do this.

July 2018 Monthly Update

This was the final month for CIDER and ClojureScript. Our next two projects that we are funding are cljdoc and Shadow CLJS. Thanks to all of our members who support Clojurists Together. It's thanks to your generous support that we can do this.

Q3 2018 Funding Announcement

Posted on August 3, 2018

Clojurists Together is happy to announce that for Q3 of 2018 (August-October) we are funding two projects: cljdoc and Shadow CLJS.

June 2018 Monthly Update

Posted on July 18, 2018

This has been another productive month for CIDER and ClojureScript. There is one more month left in this funding cycle and then we're starting our next round.

Q3 2018 Survey Results and Call For Proposals

Posted on July 13, 2018

We have recently run our third survey on our members to better understand them and their needs. We're publishing these results so that they can see the aggregate results, and to give open source projects more information when applying for the Q3 2018 Clojurists Together funding round (closing 20 July).

May 2018 Monthly Update

Not much to report from Clojurists Together this month, things have been pretty quiet with lots of other things going on. This is the first month of work from the second round of funding. Bozhidar Batsov is working on CIDER + related projects and Mike Fikes is working on ClojureScript. If you like the work that they're doing and would like to support it further, consider joining yourself or your company as a member.

April 2018 Monthly Update

This is the third and final update from clj-http and Figwheel. Both projects finished their work at the end of April. Both projects have done great work, and we are really impressed with what they've been able to achieve. We recently announced that we are funding CIDER and ClojureScript for our Q2 funding round. Those two projects have just started, we'll have more details on what they're working on next month.

Q2 2018 Funding Announcement

Clojurists Together is happy to announce that for Q2 of 2018 (May-July) we are funding two projects: CIDER and ClojureScript. CIDER is the most widely adopted Clojure development environment. In the most recent Clojure survey CIDER was the primary development environment for 50% of survey respondents.

Q2 2018 Survey Results and Call For Proposals

Posted on April 11, 2018

We have recently run our second survey on our members to better understand them and their needs. We’re publishing these results so that they can see the aggregate results, and to give open source projects more information when applying for the Q2 2018 Clojurists Together funding round (closing 22 April). Survey Responses There were 52 respondents to the survey, up from 27 in the last survey. The highlights are presented below.

March 2018 Monthly Update

Posted on April 3, 2018

Hi folks! Welcome to the second monthly update for Clojurists Together. Clojurists Together news This month we had around 45 members sign up (we still need to process any signups at the end of this month), and one company member join. We’ve had a really strong response from individual contributors, but not so much from companies. If you work for a company that uses Clojure, please consider talking to your manager about supporting Clojurists Together.

February 2018 Monthly Update

Posted on March 2, 2018

Hi folks! Welcome to the first monthly update for Clojurists Together. Now that things are a bit more settled, we are going to be issuing more regular updates keeping you up to date with what is going on with Clojurists Together. Clojurists Together news In February we had three new company members, and 25 new developer members sign up. In total, we were supported by 14 companies, and 75 developers.

Q1 2018 Funding Announcement

Posted on February 7, 2018

Clojurists Together is excited to announce the two projects that are being funded in Q1 2018: clj-http and Figwheel! Recap For those who are new to Clojurists Together, our goal is simple: Fund critical Clojure open-source projects to keep them healthy and sustainable. Clojure companies and individual developers sign up for a monthly contribution, and we pick projects to fund each quarter. This is our first funding cycle since launching.

Q1 2018 Update and Survey Results

Posted on February 1, 2018

Welcome to the first Clojurists Together update for 2018! We have recently run a survey on our members to better understand them and their needs. We are currently working in the process of finalising the projects we will fund and will have an announcement soon. In the meantime, we wanted to share the results of the survey to help future applicants see what our areas of focus are. New Members Since our announcement we have had 11 companies and 50 developers join up.

Introducing Clojurists Together

Posted on November 13, 2017

Keeping Clojure open source sustainable The Clojure ecosystem is built on open source. From the Clojure and ClojureScript projects, to the build tools, web frameworks, and the hundreds of innovative and useful libraries that we all depend on every day. The pervasive use of open source has enabled a flourishing Clojure ecosystem, but it also has some hidden downsides. The vast majority of Clojure projects are maintained by a small handful of people, often only one person.