“...I've been working since 2008 with Ruby / Ruby on Rails, love a bit of Elixir / Phoenix and learning Rust. I also poke through other people's code and make PRs for OpenSource Ruby projects that sometimes make it. Currently working for InPay...”

Rob Lacey (contact@robl.me)
Senior Software Engineer, Brighton, UK

My First Elixir Project

Most people’s first project in a language / framework is a simple ToDo example or a blog. I guess I’m in the same situation. However, my first Ruby project was a blog and I’ve been dumping code snippets, findings and moans on that for 10 years now. So my first Elixir project should really be to port my Rails blog to Phoenix. Here’s some things I learned along the way.