The Little Elixir & OTP Guidebook

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Summary

The Little Elixir & OTP Guidebook gets you started applications with Elixir and OTP. You begin with a quick overview of the Elixir language syntax, along with just enough functional to use it effectively. Then, you'll dive straight into OTP and learn how it helps you build scalable, fault-tolerant and distributed applications through several fun examples.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the

Elixir is an elegant that combines the expressiveness of with the concurrency and fault-tolerance of . It makes full use of 's BEAM VM and OTP library, so you get two decades' worth of maturity and reliability right out of the gate. Elixir's support for functional programming makes it perfect for modern event-driven applications.

About the Book

The Little Elixir & OTP Guidebook gets you started writing applications with Elixir and OTP. You'll begin with the immediately comfortable Elixir language syntax, along with just enough functional programming to use it effectively. Then, you'll dive straight into several lighthearted examples that teach you to take advantage of the incredible functionality built into the OTP library.

What's Inside

  • Covers Elixir 1.2 and 1.3
  • Introduction to functional concurrency with actors
  • Experience the awesome power of Erlang and OTP

About the Reader

Written for readers comfortable with a standard programming language like Ruby, Java, or Python. FP experience is helpful but not required.

About the Author

Benjamin Tan Wei Hao is a engineer at Pivotal Labs, Singapore. He is also an author, a speaker, and an early adopter of Elixir.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Getting started with Elixir and OTP
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 A whirlwind tour
Chapter 3 Processes 101
Chapter 4 Writing server applications with GenServer

Part 2 Fault tolerance, supervision, and distribution
Chapter 5 Concurrent error-handling and fault tolerance with links, monitors, and processes
Chapter 6 Fault tolerance with Supervisors
Chapter 7 Completing the worker-pool application
Chapter 8 Distribution and load balancing
Chapter 9 Distribution and fault tolerance
Chapter 10 Dialyzer and type specifications
Chapter 11 Property-based and concurrency testing

Book Details

  • Title: The Little Elixir & OTP Guidebook
  • Author:
  • Length: 296 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2016-10-14
  • ISBN-10: 1633430111
  • ISBN-13: 9781633430112
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