The Phoenix Framework!

Just like Rails did for Ruby, Phoenix looks like it is going to be responsible for drawing a lot of people into the world of Elixir.

Have you used it? What do you think?

Personally I haven’t got into it myself yet - I am a firm believer in learning the language first, but I can’t wait to get my hands on Phoenix!

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That’s how I felt about Phoenix – I couldn’t wait to try it, but I forced myself to have some patience and really try to have some solid understanding of Elixir/Erlang/OTP first. I’m glad I decided to do it that way. By the time I got to Programming Phoenix everything made a lot more sense than had I just started there.

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I’m very happy that phoenix is very minimal.

Like Elixir to Ruby, Phoenix has a very minimal starting point compared to many web frameworks.

What I love about that is that we can look at rails, or sinatra or one of the node frameworks like hapi as a guide, but then apply it to elixir through phoenix without having to reverse a bunch of decisions.

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I love seeing little tidbits like this :lol:

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