Elixir articles by our experts

Mar 22, 2019

Use Elixir to achieve technological advantage for your business

Elixir is one of the top choices among modern functional programming languages. Descending from Erlang (and making use of the Erlang virtual machine), Elixir kept all the good parts while also introducing features that make it more attractive and easier to use. There are many advantages that this language can lend to a business project. In this post, we’d like to explore a few.

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Jan 8, 2019

A closer look at Elixir, the functional programming language based on Erlang

Elixir is a modern functional language, built on the basis of Erlang (in fact, it uses the Erlang virtual machine) as a more approachable alternative. It’s scalable and fault-tolerant, perfect for projects where efficiency and minimising costs are important. We’ve spoken to Bartosz, iRonin’s Elixir expert, about his adventure with the language, starting with his learning process and ending with what he appreciates the most about Elixir.

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Dec 6, 2017

Sending Email from a Phoenix App

A step-by-step guide to sending emails from a Phoenix web app (Elixir). If you don’t have any on hand - don’t worry, we will show you also how to create a Phoenix app, then how to write your first mailer to be sent from it and how to preview emails during development. Let’s go!

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Aug 25, 2017

Elixir Installation Guide

A step-by-step guide to installing the Elixir programming language with version manager asdf. Asdf is also handy for installing and managing Erlang, as well as for managing other languages and databases. Here’s how to easily obtain Elixir and Erlang and set them up on your Mac.

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Mar 22, 2017

iRonin @ wroc_love.rb 2017 Ruby Conference

It was a very Ruby weekend over the 18th and 19th of March at the wroc_love.rb conference! It’s our third time supporting this awesome event, and it only gets better.

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