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Your second point is extremely important. My elixir code is way cleaner than my node.js code. You aren't constantly thinking about async stuff because each connection is in its own process. Just write your code and let the process scheduler do the hard work. I don't think I could ever go back to node for a medium or large web app. Elixir has been so much simpler, even though I've been learning the language as I go.

It also has benchmarked extremely well...

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