This Week in Elixir and Erlang #6

A few links and news shared by the Elixir and Erlang community. No more, no less. Instead of a newsletter.

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This Week in Elixir and Erlang #6

Hello, dear wizards and welcome to the "spooky" Halloween 🎃 edition of "This Week in Elixir and Erlang". If you have the time to check out only one article this week, let it be Lars Wikman's "The BEAM marches forward". It's an absolute must-read and something you could directly recite to a potential client or manager, if they ever ask "why should we invest in Elixir?".

Underjord | The BEAM marches forward

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