**Clojure** is -like Scala- a functional dialect of

Java, but its basic syntax is closer to Scheme. You can get it at

http://clojure.org/. Once you have extracted the jar file, start the interpreter with

and you're ready to evaluate stuff:

Code that's saved in files can be loaded by something like

Clojure question can be asked in the

Incubator > Clojure forum here at

JavaRanch, and there are more interesting links at

BeClojurian.

**An example**
To start with, here's a short Clojure program that solves the first problem of

Project Euler :

*If we list all the natural numbers below 10 that are multiples of 3 or 5, we get 3, 5, 6 and 9. The sum of these multiples is 23. Find the sum of all the multiples of 3 or 5 below 1000.*
[code=java](defn divisible-by-3-or-5 [n]