Elixir Is Erlang, Not Ruby

Try to remember the first time you heard about this fascinating language called Elixir. Chances are, you had by the time been developing software using Ruby. If that’s the case, Elixir seems to have appeared out of nowhere until suddenly, it became the solution for all your previous problems. It is fast, clean, scales extremely well. It was almost like the Ruby you’ve always wanted to have, but never got.

I say almost, because as much as you want it to be, Elixir is not Ruby. The familiar syntax has definitely helped the language win the hearts of the broader developer community…