Creating our Phoenix app

Ecto for Beginners : part 2 of 22 published on Nov 09, 2015

For our application we are going to build a Reddit clone called “Readdit” (get it? clever right?).

To create a new Phoenix application along with its default folder structure we use the phoenix.new task with mix.

$ mix phoenix.new readdit

Say Yes when we are asked if we want to install dependencies.

Fetch and install dependencies? [Yn] Y

And that’s it!

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