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Adopting Elixir by Jose Valim, Bruce Tate, Ben Marx

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Plataformatec Supports Early Adopters

Our third story is comprised of the many tales that were spun as Plataformatec supported the first few Elixir adoptions. You might be tempted to think that each new adoption is a snowflake with its own intricate set of unique circumstances, but as this example illustrates, they have many lessons in common. The story begins with a keyboard, a rebellious wrist, and a restless mind. You see, José was one of the most helpless creatures in all of nature: a programmer with a wrist injury.

José had been typing too much with the wrong keyboard setup and his body was telling him to slow down. He couldn’t type, so he had to stop to think. He started reading a paper on concurrency, then chased that one with an article ...

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