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This is a post about how Elixir knows the difference between Erlang modules, Elixir modules, and Elixir atoms.
There’s a new UI framework in town, how hard is it to build a simple game with it? Not much, actually!
Our front-end is built with React using Redux and Sagas; and talks to an Elixir back-end using Phoenix Channels — a WebSockets wrapper. What’s different about this compared to a normal React app is that all state changes in Redux are propagated to all connected clients, and whats more, we can replay any meeting to new members who join later, or rewind events and play them back to any point in time.