What this book covers

Chapter 1, Preparing for the Journey Ahead, starts our odyssey by introducing Elixir. It starts by covering the data types of Elixir and how pattern matching works, moving on to then explore how to create modules and functions, while also seeing, among other things, how to work with collections and use control flow in Elixir. After reading this chapter, you will be familiar with Elixir's syntax, and how to use it to write some simple functions.

Chapter 2, Innards of an Elixir Project, kicks off by analyzing what makes an Elixir application and what an Elixir project is. It then examines how to use the Mix tool to create projects and manage their dependencies. It's here that we'll create an umbrella project for the ElixirDrip ...

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