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Issue #97 - When to use Elixir Language?

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This week in Elixir

Setting up Brotli on Nginx or Phoenix
Brotli is a relatively new compression format that has two big advantages over gzip. It’s faster at compressing things and it compresses them down to nearly ~25% smaller files!

When to use Elixir Language?
Hubert been asked multiple times recently questions about Elixir and if it’s a good fit for different projects.

Designing Token APIs for Architecting Flow in Elixir
The last post discussed the Token approach and examined when to use a Plug-like Token. This time we look at crafting Token APIs.

Using Nerves with Rpi3, Wifi and Picam
A friend of Paulos asked him about a remote device to monitor a physical machine in a production line. This post described what followed.

WebSocket Security with Phoenix Channels
The fine people at sauce recently went through a round of pen testing and had to deal with feedback on our use of WebSockets. Here is what they’ve done to get the WebSocket code to pass those pen tests

That's it for this round, have a great day!
@rrrene from ElixirWeekly

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