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Elixir by a Rubyist

by João Moura

Published September 21, 2015 in Programming

If you are just getting started with Elixir or want to start learning it, this talk is perfect for you.
We'll go trough basics and dive into the language! Check the ecosytem that is emerging around it focusing into build web applications using Elixir's greatest features.
In this talk we'll talk about what is Functional Programming, how it works, why you should consider using it when building new applications and how elixir is driven by it.
It'll also point out the similarities between Elixir and Ruby, it aim to help Rubyists to understand it in an easier way. If you are a Rubyist you will probably feel great about this talk.