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Elixir Cookbook by Paulo A Pereira

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Preface

More than ever, programmers need tools and languages that enable them to develop applications that take full advantage of all the resources available in a system. A few years ago, programs began to speed up just because CPUs were getting progressively faster. However, the "speed limit" has now been hit, and processors are no longer getting faster.

Instead, we are getting more cores available per chip. Today, the challenge is how to take advantage of all that extra power. Elixir helps us do this!

Elixir is a dynamic, functional programming language created by José Valim. It is compatible with the Erlang virtual machine and ecosystem. It focuses on scalability and fault tolerance. With its concurrency model and its ability to handle distribution ...

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