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Elixir Books (Pragmatic Bookshelf)

Edit: There is a 35% discount for these Elixir books with the ElixirForum coupon mentioned here.

Here’s a new book on Elixir:
Real-Time Phoenix: Build Highly Scalable Systems with Channels

Give users the real-time experience they expect, by using Elixir and Phoenix Channels to build applications that instantly react to changes and reflect the application’s true state. Learn how Elixir and Phoenix make it easy and enjoyable to create real-time applications that scale to a large number of users. Apply system design and development best practices to create applications that are easy to maintain. Gain confidence by learning how to break your applications before your users do. Deploy applications with minimized resource use and maximized performance.

I’m going to get that one after I finish this:
Functional Web Development with Elixir, OTP, and Phoenix: Rethink the Modern Web App

Elixir and Phoenix are generating tremendous excitement as an unbeatable platform for building modern web applications. For decades OTP has helped developers create incredibly robust, scalable applications with unparalleled uptime. Make the most of them as you build a stateful web app with Elixir, OTP, and Phoenix. Model domain entities without an ORM or a database. Manage server state and keep your code clean with OTP Behaviours. Layer on a Phoenix web interface without coupling it to the business logic. Open doors to powerful new techniques that will get you thinking about web development in fundamentally new ways.

If you haven’t looked at Elixir/Erlang yet, check out this video. (Phoenix is something like Ruby on Rails, Django, or Express for Elixir.)

Edit: two more titles that look interesting:


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In edition to the discount mentioned above, you can get a free copy of this Elixir book if you have a .edu email address:

Free ebook of Programming Elixir ≥ 1.6 for Educational Domains

If you have a account with a valid email address ending in .edu , you can use coupon code elixir2sFMhJN to get a free ebook of Programming Elixir ≥ 1.6 .

Help us get the word out. Tell all of your friends in the .edu world about Elixir. Forward them this newsletter, text them, even call them if you’re feeling retro.

International domains: In addition to .edu in the US, the offer is valid for additional educational domains in other countries. Check the promotions page for the full list.