Start the Game

Learn how to start the game.

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Let’s begin building the game

We’ll begin by creating a brand-new Elixir application called islands_engine. We’ll make it a supervised application. Most Elixir applications are supervised because process supervision provides the tremendous fault tolerance we get from BEAM. We’ll look at supervisors in a lot more detail in Process Supervision for Recovery.

The command we use to create our new application is mix new islands_engine --sup:

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