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Ben Smith is the creator of the open-source Commanded and EventStore CQRS/ES Elixir libraries, and author of Building Conduit.

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Published articles

Dealing with eventual consistency in a CQRS/ES application

Published on Oct 06, 2017

Eventual consistency can cause headaches when building a CQRS/ES application. You’ve successfully dispatched a command, but has the read model been updated with the latest changes? Commanded v0.14 supports command dispatch with strong consistency guarantees. This article describes how to use it to alleviate eventual consistency woes.

HTTP unit tests using ExVCR

Published on Nov 07, 2016

Request/response recorder for rapid test-driven development when accessing external web services.

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