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Erlang-Elixir - Moving Complexity Around

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Jesse Cook will lead our exploration tonight.

Jesse: A beginner Alchemist who's really enjoying the functional nature of Elixir and the design of the language.

Description: Moving complexity around - What's the best way to provide a unified API in front of some of the worst APIs out there? The tools I reached for are Phoenix, Absinthe for GraphQL and a series of adapters. These adapters utilize both polymorphism and metaprogramming, but was this the right way to do it in Elixir? Let's discuss the overall architecture and the nitty gritty details.