29 Nov '15, 6pm

Ex Manga Downloader, an exercise with Elixir by @AkitaOnRails - https://t.co/5tADUHv9pD #elixirlang

Update 11/19/15: In this article I mention a few doubts I had, so read this and then follow through Part 2 to see how I solved it. As an exercise (and also because I'm obviously an Otaku ) I implemented a simple Elixir based scrapper for the great MangaReader website. One can argue if it's ok to scrap their website, and one might also argue if they providing those mangas are ok in the first place, so let's not go down this path. I had an older version written in Ruby . It still works but it's in sore need of a good refactoring (sorry about that). The purpose of that version was to see if I could actually do parallel fetching and retry connections using Typhoeus.

Full article: http://www.akitaonrails.com/2015/11/18/ex-manga-downloade...

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