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Saw Saša’s tweet earlier. I see four chapters are there. Going to start reading from today, am curious to see what’s new here. The book that got me started with Elixir <3
That is a definitely a great time to update the book.
I see there are less books of Elixir keeping up-to-date.
I really feel thankful if there is a book can keep up with the latest change of Elixir.
I am thinking of getting this one, I am interested in learning Elixir this year.
This could be a nice book club, what do you think @AstonJ ?
Sounds like a great idea @faust - if you’ve got the book go ahead and start one in our Journals & Book Clubs section
Got some good news Fausto! I just heard from Manning and they’ve given us a few copies for our book club!
If anyone would like to take part and would like a copy please PM me
I want to join the book club too.
Wooooooow, this is amazing, @AstonJ .
I just saw that luckly I’ve won Manning’s giveaway on Erlang Forum last month, so I’ll get the book there, this way someone else can take this copy and take part on the club too.
It’s a good news. It’s great when programming books are updated to fit modern learning.
Let me know when this book club starts. I am at the beginning of this book – bought a print version right before figuring out it is being updated