The Power & Performance of Phoenix LiveView • Geoffrey Lessel • GOTO 2021

40:19 2021 views 99% Published 4 months ago

This presentation was recorded at GOTOpia Chicago 2021. #GOTOcon #GOTOpia

Geoffrey Lessel - Developer at Planning Center; Author of Phoenix in Action; Wannabe Renaissance Man

Backed by the proven real-time capabilities of Elixir, Phoenix’s LiveView opens up a new world of possibilities for soft real-time web applications. Whether you need to manage the connections thousands of concurrent visitors in a chat application or simply push real-time updates of constantly changing information to a single user, LiveView makes it trivial with minimal JavaScript (sometimes none at all).
In this live-coding presentation, we’ll convert a typical controller in a MVC application into a LiveView controller. Along the way, we’ll discover some of the major benefits that LiveView provides and you’ll see how easy it is to implement in your own applications [...]

00:00 Intro
01:42 Phoenix LiveView benefits
06:39 Demo
38:57 Outro

Download slides and read the full abstract here:

Geoffrey Lessel • Phoenix in Action •
Lance Halvorsen • Functional Web Development with Elixir, OTP & Phoenix •
Voloz & Richey • Phoenix Web Development •
McCord, Tate & Valim • Programming Phoenix 1.4 •
Saša Jurić • Elixir in Action •
#Elixir #PhoenixLiveView #LiveView #Phoenix #WebApp #JS #JavaScript #MVC #Erlang #WebFramework #LiveCoding #BEAM #BEAMvm

Looking for a unique learning experience?
Attend the next GOTO conference near you! Get your ticket at

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR CHANNEL - new videos posted almost daily.

Watch on YouTube