Coding in Elixir.
That’s what I meant by Alchemy.
I decided to jump into yet another language over the holidays. It’s the perfect time to do so; back at the family home in sweltering Namibia. As it is, most of the city of Windhoek’s population are away at the coast like sensible people so there isn’t much to do (especially since I watched TLJ before coming home).
Why not? I’ve found myself quite enamoured by Elm and as time went on I kept coming across links back to the Phoenix web framework; it being cited as an ideal server-side companion to Elm apps. I had decided to jump right into Phoenix and figure stuff out as I go along, but in my attempt to do so I realised that there’s more to the language behind Phoenix than simply another web backend generator. …