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Discussion on: Development environment for Elixir + Phoenix with Docker and Docker-compose

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Aleksi Holappa Author

Well, if I use alpine based image on local development and on cloud deployments, how that does not solve the "it works on my machine" issue? I'm just curious.

I have one question, how I'm going to do rapid local development if I build the images locally with multistage Dockerfile? What happens to hot code reloading? Also, Elixir with Phoenix framework is SSR, so there is no separate frontend and backend as e.g. in Node and React. Nevertheless, you can separate the static assets and other browser rendered stuff and backend to own containers in cloud deployments, but on local environment I don't see the real benefit of it.

I opened the repo, you should be able to make a merge/pull request to it. You can find the link below, don't mind the naming of the repo. I'm waiting for MR!

gitlab.com/hlappa/url-shortener/