Elixir processes for a Rubyist

Diagram of process tree in the Ace webserver

To a Ruby developer Elixir can seam like one of an overwhelming selection of trendy new languages. Elixir's lightweight processes mark it as unusual among these new languages, and give it a unique set of strengths. This talk explores the virtues of Elixir processes and demonstrates how to work with them. Finally we will take a deeper dive into a real world example; constructing a capable webserver.

I gave this talk to the London Ruby user group (LRUG).

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