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clojure literal reader and writer for python

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A python reader/writer for clojure data literals. On clojure’s extensible data notations, checkout Rich Hickey’s edn spec:


pip install pyclj


The API is very similar to python’s built-in json module.

  • dump(data, fileobj)
  • dumps(data)
  • load(fileobj)
  • loads(string)

Clojure -> Python Type Mapping

Clojure Python
list list
vector list
set set
map dict
nil None
string string
int int
float float
boolean boolean
char string
keyword string

Python -> Clojure Type Mapping

Python Clojure
list vector
set set
dict map
None nil
string string
int int
float float
boolean boolean


pyclj is distributed under MIT license.

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