Today we take a brief sojourn out of Ruby and into the Elixir programming language. I'll show you one of my first programs in Elixir and point out how the language's pattern-matching abilities can contribute to some very elegant solutions.
If this episode piques your interest in Elixir, here are some resources you can explore to find out more:
The Elixir home page: http://elixir-lang.org/
Meet Elixir, an excellent screencast from Peepcode: https://peepcode.com/products/elixir
Programming Elixir, a book in beta by Dave Thomas: http://pragprog.com/book/elixir/programming-elixir
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