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Getting Started with Phoenix 1

by Nate Taylor

Phoenix is the de facto web framework for Elixir. This course will teach you the basics of Phoenix by walking through building an Elixir application.

What you'll learn

In order to deliver an Elixir application over the web, it's essential to understand certain key concepts, such as models and views. With this course, Getting Started with Phoenix, you'll learn about how a functional programming language (Elixir) presents an application on the web. You'll see a way to structure your project that keeps application logic separate from presentation logic. You will also learn how to deploy your application, so that it doesn't just reside on your computer. By the end of the course, you'll have an application that you can use for future reference and be equipped to start writing new web applications with Phoenix and Elixir.

About the author

Nate's first program was written in QBasic on an 8086 clone his dad built. Since then he's written applications in C++, .NET, and Node.js. He spent the first 12 years of his career writing Windows applications before transitioning to write applications for the web. Regardless of the language or type of application he's written, he strives for writing clean, testable, and maintainable code. In addition to his day job as a developer, Nate also enjoys speaking at various conferences. He will typica... more

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