25 Nov '15, 8pm

28 days, 11 blog posts, learning Elixir. This is thus series' conclusion, check it out. https://t.co/xdBAXs73N5 cc @elix…

28 days, 11 blog posts, learning Elixir. This is thus series' conclusion, check it out. https://t.co/xdBAXs73N5 cc @elix…

If you must deal with external resources, be it a File, or a Network Connections, or anything outside of the Erlang VM, you will want it to be a GenServer. Then, if you have a GenServer, you want to start it up under a Supervisor (usually, the simple boilerplate that defines the children and restart strategy). The number of GenServer processes you want to start up depends on how many parallel processes you want to have running. For example, if it is a database service, there is no point in starting up more than the available number of maximum connections your database allows. If you have several files to process, you want at most the number of available files or - in practice - just a few process to deal with batches of files. You will usually want a pool of GenServer processes, and in this case you want to use Poolboy. One GenServer may call other GenServers. You don't wa...

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