What does it take to put together a real-time Phoenix + Elixir + Elm application? And how would you design it in a pragmatic, straightforward way?
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Rails 5.1 makes it easier to sprinkle bits of Elm into your Rails app, or even to go all in with Elm! Here’s a quick rundown of how to start using Elm with Rails:
Elixir has really changed the way we think about programming. Instead of thinking about objects and calling methods that change their state, we now think more in terms of functions that transform data.
Creating an Elixir project and running code is straightforward thanks to good conventions and solid tooling. It’s impressive when you consider what’s going on under the hood: compiling Elixir files into byte code that is then run on an instance of the 20-year-old, battle-proven Erlang VM.
Based on all our talk about Elm and Elixir recently, you may be wondering if we’ve kicked Ruby and Rails to the curb. Absolutely not!
When we last left Mike Onslow, he had rolled out two small, but successful, pilot Elm projects at Clarity Voice. (Part 1) Now he was eager to try a bigger project. But bigger would mean more visibility and, up to this point, he had flown under the radar.
“We were tired of silly runtime exceptions breaking our souls.”