The Little Elixir & OTP Guidebook
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The Little Elixir & OTP Guidebook

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ã DESCRIPTION Elixir is a functional programming language built on the Erlang virtual machine. It combines the productivity and expressivity of Ruby with the concurrency and fault-tolerance of Erlang. Elixir makes full use of Erlang's powerful OTP library, which many developers consider the source of Erlang's greatness, so programmers can have mature, professional-quality functionality right out of the gate. Elixir's support for functional programming makes it a great choice for highly distributed event-driven applications like IoT systems. The Little Elixir & OTP Guidebook gets readers programming applications with Elixir and OTP. First, it offers a quick overview of the Elixir language syntax, along with just enough functional programming to use it effectively. Then, it dives straight into OTP and shows how it helps build scalable, fault-tolerant, and distributed applications through several fun examples. Readers will rediscover the joy of programming with Elixir and remember what it feels like to be a beginner again. KEY FEATURESï · Hand-on guide with fun examples ï · Gets readers building programs quickly ï · Brings back the joy of programming AUDIENCE Written for readers comfortable with a standard programming language like Ruby, Java, or Python. Experience with Erlang or another functional programming language is helpful. ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY There is now a huge interest in functional programming languages such as Scala, Clojure, F#, Erlang and Haskell. Part of this reason is that these languages are better suited to exploit multi-core processors. Elixir is a functional programming language built on the Erlang virtual machine. It combines the productivity and expressivity of Ruby with the concurrency and fault-tolerance of Erlang.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 190.5 x 234.95 x 12.7mm | 506g
  • Manning Publications
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1633430111
  • 9781633430112
  • 19,656

About Benjamin Tan Wei Hao

Benjamin Tan Wei Hao is a software engineer at Pivotal Labs, Singapore. He is also an author, a speaker, and an early adopter of Elixir.show more

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