In this talk Rob Conery will share his experience migrating a Ruby on Rails application to Elixir, and the choices he faced along the way. We’ll dive into Agents, Supervision Trees, JSONB and potential life on Mars as we figure out the best way to structure an application in Elixir that works great both now and into the future.
Thursday, 22 September 2016
Elixir Is Neat But What Can You Actually Do With It? - Rob Conery
Working with Elixir is intoxicating. The syntax is clean, pattern matching is thrilling, and the power of the Erlang VM underneath is mind-blowing. But what can you actually build with it? What patterns do you use… what tools? Are Phoenix and Ecto my only choices for web and data frameworks?