I personally find Clojure’s syntax to be atrocious. The entire language reads like a parenthetical afterthought. Full disclosure: in my 10+ years of doing web development, I’ve only ever come across one Clojure project — and the job at hand was to rewrite it to specifically get away from Clojure.
REPL is a secret weapon of Lisp programmers
I agree that this is a much-loved and useful feature, but it’s also pretty prevalent nowadays in languages like Ruby, Node, etc.
[With ClojureScript] there is no mental context switch when you write React for frontend while writing a Java on the server side.
There are currently around 5/6 people with “Clojure Developer” title in Turkey
To me, this just speaks to Clojure’s high barrier of entry. I realize it’s not the best statistic, but according to the 2018 Stack Overflow survey, Clojure is one of the least wanted and highest paying technologies (i.e., you have to pay a lot of money with the hopes of just finding a developer). Furthermore, Clojure didn’t even make the list of most popular technologies.