Phoenix Blog Post: Using binary WebSocket messages with Elixir & Phoenix

So you’re enjoying using WebSockets with Elixir’s Phoenix Framework, and you want to send some binary messages. Maybe it’s an audio clip, some images, or something else. What you going to do?

Maybe step away from the Base.encode64/2. Maybe use WebSocket protocol’s binary messages instead. It’s a bit off the beaten track but not that hard, and I’ve written up how to get started in this blog post.

PS this is my first post here, trying to follow these instructions - someone let me know if I’ve got something wrong.


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