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Would you still pick Elixir in 2019?  ↦

The dwyl team went “all-in” on Elixir back in 2016 and are often asked if they would make the same choice again. Here’s the TLDR of their answer:

The question of “Which Programming Language” is one we ask ourselves fairly regularly, and is the reason that lead us to discover and decide on using Elixir in 2016. We periodically survey the “up-and-coming” languages like Kotlin, Julia, Lua, etc. and keep concluding that our choice of Elixir is the one we would make again right now. Elixir is the “full package” from idea to deployment!

Click through for their full reasoning, which includes why they switched from Node.js to Elixir in the first place, Elixir’s pros/cons they’ve learned along the way, and a list of other languages they would choose given different use cases.


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