Poncho Projects

An Alternative to Umbrella Projects

Recently in the Nerves community Slack channel, we have been talking about how umbrella projects can be problematic for a Nerves-based project. As a result, we have coined the tongue-in-cheek term “poncho projects” to refer to plain-old-Elixir projects with applications that use plain-old-dependencies. This is different than using an umbrella project, which come with some standard conveniences and interdependencies between applications in the project.

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