Spacemacs Clojure Layer Overview
The Clojure layer provides full language support and tooling including, autocomplete, refactor, inspector and debug, etc.
CIDER is part of the Clojure layer
Features of the Clojure layer
CIDER provides a comprehensive range of tools to create quality Clojure code.
Start a REPL (Clojure runtime environment) from Spacemacs and evaluate one or more expressions to see the results in the source code buffer, giving extremely fast feedback on the behavior of that code.
- REPL based Test runner and test reports
- smart code completion
- live static analysis with clj-kondo
- Documentation and source navigation
- Error report filtering
- Value inspector to visualise and navigate evaluation results
- Interactive debugging
- nREPL session management
Some further reading around CIDER: