Which one of the "Designing Elixir Systems with OTP" and "Real-Time Phoenix" do you guys recommend to read first?

I want to read both of these books next, which one I’ll enjoy more and should read first?

(Anyone who read both of these books?)

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Which other books have you already read? Depending on what you already have read, one or the other might make more sense.

I have not read either of these two yet, but “Designing Elixir Systems” will definitely be more broad and “Real-Time Phoenix” will be more focused on one topic.


I have read almost all of the books,

I own the following

  1. Elixir in Action, Second Edition
  2. Phoenix in Action
  3. The Little Elixir & OTP Guidebook
  4. Functional Web Development with Elixir, OTP, and Phoenix (eBook)
  5. Programming Phoenix 1.4
  6. Programming Ecto

And read the following at SafariBooks/Oreilly Learning,

  1. Programming Elixir 1.6
  2. Introducing Elixir, 2nd Edition

(Note: Back then the Safari Books’ code formatting wasn’t that great. Maybe it’s corrected now).

It depends what You want to learn… I have read both, but they don’t treat the same subject.

As mentionned by @Qqwy, one is more general, while the other is more specific.

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Then, I think I’ll read “Designing Elixir Systems with OTP” first.
Thank you @kokolegorille and @Qqwy!