Elixir learnings - 2020 week 3

January 13, 2020



You can't use @doc on private functions

Interestingly you can't use @doc macro for private functions. I understand the argument that documentation shouldn't be generated for private functions, but it is a little surprising that you have to use multiline comments instead of doc strings to document them.


Metaprogramming Elixir

I learned about the ability to directly modify your application behavior with metaprogramming in Elixir.


  1. Metaprogramming Elixir

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