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Phoenix Framework

Most web frameworks make you choose between speed and a productive environment. Phoenix gives you both.
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What is Phoenix Framework?

Phoenix is a framework for building HTML5 apps, API backends and distributed systems. Written in Elixir, you get beautiful syntax, productive tooling and a fast runtime.
Phoenix Framework is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
Phoenix Framework is an open source tool with 15.2K GitHub stars and 2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Phoenix Framework's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Phoenix Framework?

Companies
109 companies reportedly use Phoenix Framework in their tech stacks, including Stack Scanner, Peek Stack, and Fresha.

Developers
408 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Phoenix Framework.

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Why developers like Phoenix Framework?

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Private Decisions at about Phoenix Framework

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by members of with Phoenix Framework in their tech stack.

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Public Decisions about Phoenix Framework

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Phoenix Framework in their tech stack.

Sebastian Gębski
Sebastian Gębski
CTO at Shedul/Fresha · | 8 upvotes · 77.2K views

Another major decision was to adopt Elixir and Phoenix Framework - the DX (Developer eXperience) is pretty similar to what we know from RoR, but this tech is running on the top of rock-solid Erlang platform which is powering planet-scale telecom solutions for 20+ years. So we're getting pretty much the best from both worlds: minimum friction & smart conventions that eliminate the excessive boilerplate AND highly concurrent EVM (Erlang's Virtual Machine) that makes all the scalability problems vanish. The transition was very smooth - none of Ruby developers we had decided to leave because of Elixir. What is more, we kept recruiting Ruby developers w/o any requirement regarding Elixir proficiency & we still were able to educate them internally in almost no time. Obviously Elixir comes with some more tools in the stack: Credo , Hex , AppSignal (required to properly monitor BEAM apps).

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Phoenix Framework Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Phoenix Framework?
Vapor
Vapor is the first true web framework for Swift. It provides a beautifully expressive foundation for your app without tying you to any single server implementation.
WordPress
The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
Django
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
Laravel
It is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. It attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.
Rails
Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.
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Phoenix Framework's Followers
606 developers follow Phoenix Framework to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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