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There is no magic in Elixir!

2019-04-30 9 min read programming Sven Gehring
If you’re anything like me, you probably started to learn Elixir and wanted to skip to the shiny stuff right away. Sure there’s some basics to sift through like the data types and specific syntax elements but after that, we can finally build a distributed, scalable, performant masterpiece of an application! - Riiigt? Granted, even if you’re a bit more of a sane person, once you get to work with Supervisor, GenServer, Agent and other modules alike, you can’t help but feel that things have been simplified a lot for you. Continue reading