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Saša Jurić
Foreword by Francesco Cesarini
  • February 2024
  • ISBN 9781633438514
  • 416 pages
  • printed in black & white
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Fully updated to Elixir 1.15, this authoritative bestseller reveals how Elixir tackles problems of scalability, fault tolerance, and high availability.

Thousands of developers have learned to build applications in Elixir by using Saša Jurić’s Elixir in Action. You’ll skip the programming basics or 101 introductions; this book builds on your existing knowledge to get you quickly writing real Elixir code. Along the way, you'll develop an appreciation for, and considerable skill in, functional and concurrent programming.

Inside Elixir in Action, Third Edition you’ll find:

  • Updates for Elixir 1.15
  • Elixir modules, functions, and type system
  • Functional and concurrent programming
  • Introduction to distributed system design
  • Creating deployable releases

Fully updated to Elixir 1.15, this book contains new coverage of working with application configuration and the latest OTP releases. It teaches you the underlying principles and functional concepts of Elixir, and how each piece fits into the bigger picture of building production-ready systems with Elixir, Erlang, and the OTP framework.

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With best-in-class fault tolerance and concurrency, a pragmatic approach to functional programming, and the power to operate at scale, Elixir is the perfect choice for mission-critical software. Start reading Elixir in Action, and you’ll quickly understand why Elixir creator José Valim says it “...tops the list” of Elixir books.

about the book

Elixir in Action, Third Edition teaches you how to create distributed applications and server-side systems using Elixir and the Erlang VM. This Third Edition from Elixir expert Saša Jurić is fully updated to include the latest features of Elixir 1.15. In it, you’ll master the foundations of the language, discover how the OTP framework minimizes tedious boilerplate code, and explore numerous examples that ensure you’re learning hands-on.

what's inside

  • Elixir modules, functions, and type system
  • Functional and concurrent programming
  • Introduction to distributed system design
  • Creating deployable releases

about the reader

For programmers comfortable with client/server applications. No experience with Elixir, Erlang, or functional programming required.

about the author

Saša Jurić uses Elixir and Erlang to build fault-tolerant, scalable, highly concurrent systems.

Technical editor on this book was Marius Butuc.

Ask any Elixir developer about their favorite book, and Elixir in Action tops the list. It’s a testament to the value it brings to the community.

José Valim, Creator of Elixir

Powerful insights that deepen my understanding of Elixir systems and a wonderful voice that makes all of that goodness easy to consume.

Bruce Tate, Founder of Grox.io Learning

Focused and packed with practical insight into the language and the new runtime you are learning.

Lars Wikman, Founder & CEO, Underjord

Start on page 1 and read till the end. You won’t regret it.

Simon Hewitt, Nebulon Inc.

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