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Elixir ternary operator

 elixir

If you’re coming into elixir from a language like Javascript or Ruby you are familiar with ternary expressions and how to use them to simplify conditionals. In practice they look something like this:

const val = condition ? truthy_handler : falsy_handler

In elixir it is handled differently, the most common and frequently used way being:

if(condition, do: truthy_handler, else: falsy_handler)

If you like conditions, you might also enjoy the post Get the index position from element in a matched condition.

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