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# GenStateMachine

An idiomatic Elixir wrapper for `gen_statem` in OTP 19 (and above).

**Full documentation is available [here](**

**You can find the package on Hex [here](**

One important difference between `gen_statem` and this wrapper is that you
declare your callback mode as part of `use GenStateMachine` in this wrapper,
rather than returning it from `callback_mode/0` on OTP 19.1 and up, or your
`init/1` and `code_change/4` on versions of OTP prior to 19.1. In versions of
OTP prior to 19.1, you can still, however, switch callback modes in
`code_change/4` by returning a callback mode.

Other than that (and the usual automatically-defined default callbacks as a
result of `use`-ing `GenStateMachine`), this wrapper does not make any
functional alterations.

This wrapper also provides a OTP error translator for `Logger`, which is
automatically added when the `:gen_state_machine` application is started.
Optionally, you may add `:gen_state_machine` to `:included_applications` rather
than `:applications` as indicated below if you do not want the translator to be
added to `Logger`.

## Installation

  1. Add `gen_state_machine` to your list of dependencies in `mix.exs`:

  def deps do
    [{:gen_state_machine, "~> 2.0"}]

  2. Ensure `gen_state_machine` is added to your applications:

  def application do
    [applications: [:gen_state_machine]]

## Special Thanks

I would like to give special thanks to @fishcakez and @michalmuskala, who both
provided invaluable feedback on this library!