The Story of Conn in the World of Phoenix

The `conn` is a mysterious guy who comes into life when you make a request to a Phoenix app and dies when the response is sent out. The intention of this talk is to enable you understand this mysterious guy in its many aspects and in that process understand the entire life-cycle of Phoenix request. The talk will address the following three broad questions: Getting In - When I hit an URL in my browser, which code in my phoenix_app gets executed first, and how does it get triggered? Processing - What is the journey of my request data in phoenix_app? Getting Out - Which code returns the response?

Shankar Dhanasekaran

Developer & Co-Founder (Talam Research & Education)
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