Using Elixir, GenStage and an ADS-B receiver it is time to start collecting aircrafts and forget about Pokemons!

The following is my take on using Elixir and GenStage for collecting and processing data. For further details refer to the original publication of this post:

First some background:


Automatic dependent surveillance — broadcast (ADS–B) is a technology that allows aircrafts to constantly broadcast some information so other individuals can listen and act upon it.


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