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To Hell and Back: Why choosing Elixir to build a startup from scratch was both a terrible and an awesome decision

by Alfred R. Baudisch

Published March 18, 2017 in Programming

Building a chatbot and an e-commerce startup (www.fredbots.com) with 30k+ lines of Elixir and Phoenix code and almost redoing from scratch a few times.

Microservices and distribution done wrong, getting saved by a small bunny, reaching 178 million messages/day in a 8GB machine.

Slides from my Elixir User Group SP presentation on 18/Mar/17 - http://meetup.com/pt-BR/elug_sp/.