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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 20.7K GitHub stars and 2.9K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Phoenix Framework's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Phoenix Framework?

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

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

Phoenix Framework Integrations

Elixir, Strapi, Fly, htmx, and DID are some of the popular tools that integrate with Phoenix Framework. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with Phoenix Framework.
Pros of Phoenix Framework
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High performance
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Super fast
70
Rapid development
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Open source
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Erlang VM
46
Well designed
45
Channels
39
Easily Scalable
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Very extensible
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Restful
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Functional Programming
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Inspired by Rails
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Great community
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Beautiful code
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Ecto
6
Scalable
6
Fault tolerant
5
LiveView feature
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Elegant
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Insanely fast and easy
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Feels like working with rails framework with more power
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Built-in websocket support
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Benevolent dictator that decides project course
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Great integration with GraphQL
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Front-End Agnostic
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Functional approach
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.

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Hello StackShare Users,

I am Charles. I am currently developing an API for a social media app using Laravel 8. However, there are concurrency concerns from my team members.

With regards to this, what would you advise between Laravel and Phoenix Framework?

Thanks in advance.

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Weverton Timoteo

I find myself struggling trying to use a specific minified CSS file under node_modules for Milligram in Phoenix Framework using Webpack. First I thought that I need to define a resolve entry in my webpack.config.js as described in css-loader docs.

Then, I've discovered that I can simply use this Webpack notation in my manifest file (app.scss):

@import '~milligram/dist/milligram.min';

As described in docs:

To import assets from a node_modules path (include resolve.modules) and for alias, prefix it with a ~

Note that if you have other Webpack loaders, it will expand your CSS file in development mode.

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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.
Django
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
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.
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
994 developers follow Phoenix Framework to keep up with related blogs and decisions.