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Discussion on: Coming to Elixir from TypeScript

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Alex Reichert Author

Totally agree! But I wouldn't worry too much about "throwing away career trajectory" -- I think learning a language like Elixir will make you a better programmer regardless of how much you end up using it in your professional life :)

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Peter Johnston

I don’t disagree with that, but I do think I’m at a point where getting a little deeper knowledge of a language/framework would serve me pretty well, and ruby/rails seems way more prevalent. But it’s definitely not as fun