A prospect recently asked me what the advantages are of Elixir over Golang.
The simple answer is productivity. You get the best of both worlds: the productivity of a high level language with the scaling power of the mature Erlang platform. For financial and health care applications, there is also …
Someone asked this question on the Elixir Forum. Following is my answer:
When I first saw Elixir, we were developing websites (e-commerce, CRUD, etc) with Ruby on Rails, Python, and PHP.
We were using Erlang for the “tricky bits”, e.g. IoT and real time web, and liked it a …
We have been working on a project migrating a big Rails app from physical hardware to AWS, and I have been doing a lot of automation work.
It strikes me how we are doing the same thing over and over with different tools: reading variables, templating files and running semi-declarative …
- db migrations
- functional programming
- graphical design
- know your customer
- rate limiting
- static assets
- user experience
- user stories