My experience as a beginner in Elixir. And why you should try it too… Lesson 2: Word Count is updated for Elixir 1.7

Using :erlang.trace/3 to listen to garbage collection events

I wrote in more detail about how we’re measuring memory usage in benchee! http://devonestes.herokuapp.com/using-erlang-trace-3

Shameless plug: Check out @elixirstatus' other community project:

Credo, a new static code analysis tool that acts as a code linter, but also focusses on teaching coding practices and code consistency.