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Programming Phoenix by Jose Valim, Bruce Tate, Chris McCord

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Reliable

As Chris followed José into the Elixir community, he learned to appreciate the frameworks that Erlang programmers have used to make the most reliable applications in the world. Before Elixir, the language of linked and monitored processes wasn’t part of his vocabulary. After spending some time with Elixir, he found the missing pieces he’d been seeking.

You see, you might have beautiful, concurrent, responsive code, but it doesn’t matter unless your code is reliable. Erlang applications have always been more reliable than others in the industry. The secret is the process linking structure and the process communication, which allow effective supervision. Erlang’s supervisors can have supervisors too, so that your whole application will ...

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