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Learning Elixir by Kenny Ballou

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Preface

This is an introduction to Elixir, a relatively new programming language. We will go through the basics of the language and teach functional programming and other paradigms as we progress. We will study the basics of concurrent and distributed programming through the lens of Elixir and OTP. We will also examine one of the more exciting features of Elixir: metaprogramming, or writing code that writes code.

This book doesn't teach the basics or programming in your first language, but it does teach the basics of Elixir under the assumption that this is a new language.

This book will also discuss a fair amount of Erlang, the predecessor language Elixir derives from, and the runtime Elixir compiles to, which is prevalent to the understanding ...

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