Using Clj-http When A Web App Has CSRF Protection
Recently when working on a Clojure web app I ran into a scenario where I wanted to do a little bit of integration testing. What I wanted to do was post some data to the same endpoint that my webform would post to. The problem was that the app used ring-anti-forgery for CSRF protection. Because of this, I needed to figure out a way to spoof this anti-forgery token when making POST requests using Clj-http. The solution came out of a lot of trial and error.
5 Great Experiences While Learning Clojure
Lately I have been exploring functional programming and have been spending a lot of time working with Clojure. As I spend more and more time with it I find that there are particular aspects of the language that I find beautiful and enjoyable. Some of these aspects come from the fact that Clojure is a LISP dialect of programming language. Other aspects come from the fact that Clojure is a functional language. Here are 5 great experiences I have had while learning the language: