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The Pedestal web application framework
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Pedestal is a set of libraries written in Clojure that aims to bring both the language and its principles (Simplicity, Power and Focus) to server-side development.

Getting the Latest Release

Leiningen dependencies:

[io.pedestal/pedestal.service       "0.4.0"]
[io.pedestal/pedestal.service-tools "0.4.0"] ;; Only needed for ns-watching
[io.pedestal/pedestal.jetty         "0.4.0"]
[io.pedestal/pedestal.immutant      "0.4.0"]
[io.pedestal/pedestal.tomcat        "0.4.0"]

Getting started

Starting a new project

Use leiningen (2.2.0+) to create a new Pedestal service. This will automatically pull templates from

# To create a new service:
lein new pedestal-service the-next-big-server-side-thing

See documentation for information on Pedestal concepts and advice on getting started.

Digging deeper


Our primary focus for the near future is Pedestal documentation, sample applications and improving general ease of use.


Supported Platforms

At present Pedestal supports OSX and Linux environments. At this time we do not support using Pedestal on a Windows environment.

Some good news: We will still gladly accept pull requests extending our Windows support

The bad news: We will not invest significant amounts of time into diagnosing or correcting Windows issues.

Find out more

Looking for Pedestal App?


See for details on contributing to Pedestal.

Installing Libraries

To install Pedestal library components in your local Maven repository run lein sub install from a local checkout of this repository.


Copyright 2013 Relevance, Inc.

Copyright 2014-2015 Cognitect, Inc.

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By using this software in any fashion, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms of this license.

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