Elixir Trickery: Cheating on Structs, And Why It Pays Off

Elixir Trickery: Cheating on Structs, And Why It Pays Off

While we can't say cheating on anyone is okay, we're not as absolutistic when it comes to cheating on Elixir at times.

Structs are there for a reason (we'll start from a brief overview), and that's certainly not for us to cheat on them. But we can if we have to - and we'll sometimes even justify that and get away with it!

Today's article will come in handy especially for those who are interested in developing libraries for Elixir and making them usable across different dependency versions, which is always a problem when writing code intended to be pluggable into different applications.

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