This is a book about thinking differently; about accepting that some of the things folks say about programming may not be the full story:
Object orientation is not the only way to design code.
Functional programming need not be complex or mathematical.
The foundations of programming are not assignments, if statements, and loops.
Concurrency does not need locks, semaphores, monitors, and the like.
Processes are not necessarily expensive resources.
Metaprogramming is not just something tacked onto a language.
Even if it is work, programming should be fun.
Of course, I’m not saying Elixir is a magic potion (well, technically it is, but you know what I mean). There isn’t the one true way to write code. But Elixir is different ...