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Code documentation and tests are valuable here. Now with Livebook, there may be a new way to provide documentation, interactive exploration, and expose the app logic in a way we couldn't before.
Most “Why Elixir” posts go on to describe the features of BEAM and the OTP (Erlang’s virtual machine and a library of abstractions for reliable, concurrent systems, respectively). And for good reason! Whether you’re in Erlang or Elixir, the built-in resources for complex, distributed, high-reliability systems are unique compared to most programming environments and extremely valuable.
Almost exactly six months ago I started to work for Fresha, where Elixir is a main language for backend. This happend after almost exactly eight years of working as a Ruby developer. There were may reasons why I decided to quit Ruby and seek something else but I'm not going to dive into it in this post. Instead, I want to share some observations after the technology switch.
We talk about their product, how Elixir and its awesome open-source ecosystem has helped them build it, what problems they ran into, and what you should do if you want to start your own Elixir project.
This is my 16th video in the series dedicated to hands-on learning Elixir & OTP by creating a cryptocurrency trading bot. We will focus on creating a supervision tree around the trader built in the previous episodes.