May 11, 2020
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Programming Phoenix 1.4
The best way to learn Phoenix is to code, and you’ll get to attack some interesting problems here. Work with controllers, views, and templates within the first few pages. Build an in-memory context, and then back it with an Ecto database layer. Craft an interactive application using the channels API this ecosystem made famous.
Understand the magic of real-time communication by inspecting the WebSocket protocol in action. Avoid performance pitfalls early in the development life cycle with a catalog of common problems and their solutions. Deliver an exceptional real-time experience with easy maintenance, reduced operational costs, and maximized performance.
Modern Front-End Development for Rails
Forge Your Future with Open Source
Free and open source software is the default choice for the programming languages and technologies that run our world, and it’s built and maintained by people just like you. Learn what open source is, where it came from, and why it’s important. Anyone can contribute! Make your mark today and help others while also helping yourself.
Beyond Legacy Code
Avoid common pitfalls and dramatically reduce the risk associated with building software. Take a deep dive into technical practices like refactoring and test-first development to understand why they’re so critical to building maintainable software. Together we can turn the legacy code crisis into a true Information Revolution.
MVC and CRUD make software easier to write, but harder to change. Microservice-based architectures can help even the smallest of projects remain agile in the long term. Discover the basics of message-based architectures, render the same state in different shapes to fit the task at hand, and learn what it is that makes something a monolith.
Learn real-life strategies from the people who built Elixir and use it successfully at scale. From design and team-building to deployment, monitoring, and more, learn the best practices for the whole life of your application. Adoption is more than programming—make a business case and build a team before you even finish your first prototype.
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