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generated using Luminus version "3.10.29"



You will need Leiningen 2.0 or above installed.

You will also need to install jobtech-taxonomy-database 0.1.0-SNAPSHOT in your local repository:

cd <.....>/jobtech-taxonomy-database
lein install


You can either run from your terminal or from repl

Controlling from Terminal

Go to project the folder .../jobtech-taxonomy-api

You can either use a web server or a local Datomic.

To start a web server for the application, run this to connect to AWS Datomic:

lein run -p 4444

To use a local Datomic, run:

lein with-profile local run -p 4444

Controlling from nREPL

Go to project (somewhere in the folder, doesn't matter where, WE THINK) and start your repl (If IntelliJ, dont' forget to load project in your repl).

To start the HTTP server and any other components such as databases, run the start function:

(start-app ["-p" "4444"])

(you can just do (start), but the above command with port number is preferred)

Run the following command to start the HTTP server:

(mount/start #'jobtech-taxonomy-api.core/http-server)

NExt step

Then open the following URL in a web browser:

Running a query

curl -X GET -H  "api-key: 2f904e245c1f5" --header 'Accept: application/json' ''

Graph viewer

Load in your web browser.


The integration test setup creates a temporary database for each test, which makes it safe to do any modifications without leaving traces behind.


  • test runner: Kaocha (
  • test command: lein kaocha --focus-meta TAG where TAG is the name of one of the test's tags (such as integration).
  • status: for integration tests that rely on a live database, only one test can be run at a time. This means that you should assign each test a unique tag (e.g. (test/deftest ^:changes-test-2 changes-test-2 ...)), and then run it with lein kaocha --focus-meta changes-test-2.

Howto write an integration test

File and namespace

Your test should reside in the directory test/clj/jobtech_taxonomy_api/test/.

You should either pick an existing file, or create a new file, ending with _test.clj. It should use a namespace like this: (ns jobtech-taxonomy-api.test.FILENAME ...), where FILENAME is for example changes-test.

You need to require [jobtech-taxonomy-api.test.test-utils :as util].

Define fixtures

Place one occurance of this line in your test file: (test/use-fixtures :each util/fixture).

Define a test which calls functions directly

Here is a simple example of a test which asserts a skill concept, and then checks for its existence.

First, require

[jobtech-taxonomy-api.db.concept :as c]

Then write a test:

(test/deftest ^:concept-test-0 concept-test-0
  (test/testing "Test concept assertion."
    (c/assert-concept "skill" "cykla" "cykla")
    (let [found-concept (first (core/find-concept-by-preferred-term "cykla"))]
      (test/is (= "cykla" (get found-concept :preferred-label))))))

Define a test which calls the Luminus REST API

Here is a simple example of a test which asserts a skill concept, and then checks for its existence via the REST API:

First, require

[jobtech-taxonomy-api.db.concept :as c]

Then write a test:

(test/deftest ^:changes-test-1 changes-test-1
  (test/testing "test event stream"
    (c/assert-concept "skill" "cykla" "cykla")
    (let [[status body] (util/send-request-to-json-service
                         :get "/v0/taxonomy/public/concepts"
                         :headers [util/header-auth-user]
                         :query-params [{:key "preferred-label", :val "cykla"}])]
      (test/is (= "cykla" (get (first body) :preferred-label))))))

Local testing vs Jenkins testing

Kaocha can only use one of either the configuration to run locally, or to run from Jenkins. The default is Jenkins.

To run locally, check your project.clj that is has the right kaocha resource commented:

    :project/kaocha {:dependencies [[lambdaisland/kaocha "0.0-418"]]
                    ;; You can only comment in one resource-path:
                    :resource-paths ["env/dev/resources"] ; comment in for local use
                    ; :resource-paths ["env/integration-test/resources"] ; comment in for Jenkins


By default, logging functionality is provided by the library. The library provides macros that delegate to a specific logging implementation. The default implementation used in Luminus is the logback library.

Any Clojure data structures can be logged directly.


(ns example
 (:require [ :as log]))

(log/info "Hello")
=>[2015-12-24 09:04:25,711][INFO][myapp.handler] Hello

(log/debug {:user {:id "Anonymous"}})
=>[2015-12-24 09:04:25,711][DEBUG][myapp.handler] {:user {:id "Anonymous"}}

Description of log levels







Logging of exceptions

(ns example
 (:require [ :as log]))

(log/error (Exception. "I'm an error") "something bad happened")
=>[2015-12-24 09:43:47,193][ERROR][myapp.handler] something bad happened
  java.lang.Exception: I'm an error
    	at myapp.handler$init.invoke(handler.clj:21)
    	at myapp.core$start_http_server.invoke(core.clj:44)
    	at myapp.core$start_app.invoke(core.clj:61)

Logging backends

Configuring logging

Each profile has its own log configuration. For example, dev's configuration is located in env/dev/resources/logback.xml.

It works like a standard Java log configuration, with appenders and loggers.

The default configuration logs to standard out, and to log files in log/.



Copyright © 2019 Jobtech

CREATE dev-config for local developement

Create the file "dev-config.edn" with this content

;; The dev-config.edn file is used for local environment variables, such as database credentials.
;; This file is listed in .gitignore and will be excluded from version control by Git.

{:dev true
 :port 3000
 ;; when :nrepl-port is set the application starts the nREPL server on load
 :nrepl-port 7000

 ; set your dev database connection URL here
 ; :database-url "datomic:free://localhost:4334/jobtech_taxonomy_api_dev"

 ; alternatively, you can use the datomic mem db for development:
 ; :database-url "datomic:mem://jobtech_taxonomy_api_datomic_dev"

Running the tests in Docker

Sometimes it can be handy to be able to quickly checkout a branch from git and run all tests in a clean Docker environment.

Build the Docker image (the branch is configured at the top of the script): bin/ build

Run the tests (this requires that you have previously setup aws authentication: ~/.aws/accessKeys.csv): bin/


If you get :server-type must be :cloud, :peer-server, or :local you have forgot to start luminus. Run (start) in the user> namespace

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