Introduction to Erlang and Elixir

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Tom Whitbread’s intro into Elixir. Elixir is a fast, dynamic and scalable language which is fast becoming adopted by the startup crowd and established businesses alike for production applications.

Elixir leverages the low-latency, fault-tolerant Erlang VM, meaning complete access to the Erlang ecosystem used by companies such as Heroku, WhatsApp, Klarna, and Basho.

Article touches few topics like:

  • syntax
  • scalability
  • fault tolerance
  • installation
  • interactive mode

Hope it will raise enough interest in you to give it a try…

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