Getting Elixir Right with Alex Burlacu - EMx 158
Excited about Elixir but not sure how to get the most out of it? We’ve got you covered. In this episode, the Elixir Mix roundtable sits down with Alex Burlacu, a software developer whose specialities include Elixir, machine learning, and blowing his own mind. They talk about this ONE Elixir feature that surprised Alex, the do’s and don’ts of pattern matching and guards, and why Elixir is making Java shake in its boots.
Twitch Streaming with Elixir and Phoenix ft. Erik Guzmán - EMx 157
Want to see Elixir/Phoenix out in the wild? In this episode, Allen sits down with Erik Guzmán, a developer whose proficiency in Elixir/Phoenix enabled him to created instant closed captions for both Twitch and Zoom audiences. The two discuss why Elixir is so seamless in its scaling capabilities, how Elixir’s ability to reveal errors sooner saved Erik’s behind once or twice, and the biggest lessons Erik learned from burn out.
A personal Brain with Nerves and LiveBook with Dimitris Zorbas
In this episode we talk with Dimitris Zorbas and how he built Brain using Nerves and LiveBook to teach a RaspberryPi to display quotes and highlights from his Kindle. We also talk about how the exciting developments in the Elixir ecosystem intertwine to create experiences bigger than the part of their sums and what part LiveBook will probably play in the future of these developments.
3 Fundamental Pillars You Need to Succeed as an Entrepreneur - BONUS
Mani has summarized hundreds of business books that outline how to build, grow, and operate a business and he shares his expertise with Chuck and the listeners in this special episode.
Deploying Elixir with Miguel Cobá - EMx 155
In this episode we talk with Miguel Cobá about his book and article series “Deploying Elixir” which includes various ways to deploy your Elixir applications. We discuss the history of deploying Elixir apps, common pitfalls, and the pros and cons of going with a solution like Kubernetes compared to a “bare” server approach.
Runtime Type Checking with Marten (Wiebe-Marten) Wijnja - EMx 154
In this episode we talk with Marten (Wiebe-Marten) Wijnja about his library TypeCheck which brings runtime type checking to your Elixir project and more. We also talk about the virtues of types in general, which value dialyzer brings, and how to use your type specs to run spec tests, which is a feature of TypeCheck.
Mastering LiveView ft. Sophie DeBenedetto - EMx 153
Sophie DeBenedetto rejoins the mix to discuss the latest developments in LiveView and how to use it to best effect in your Phoenix applications.
She also discusses co-authoring the book "Programming Phoenix LiveView" with Bruce Tate and how the future of the project will drive the future of the book.
BONUS: How to do LARGE Volumes of HIGH Quality Work - While Spending Fewer Hours Working
Mani provides us with strategies and tactics to get Deep Work time and how to get our minds into that focused state for hours at a time.
He has read hundreds of books that have taught him the secrets to getting more done by getting into this state.
Publishing Content with PardallMarkdown ft. Alfred Reinold Baudisch - EMx 152
Alfred Reinold Baudisch joins the mix to discuss his publishing engine written in Elixir called PardallMarkdown.
It's a static site generator solution that builds content from Markdown and can build different types of content targets.
The Elixir Job Market and Getting Hired - EMx 151
Adi recently found a new job and Chuck has been going through the interview process. So, the panel hop on the show to discuss the current job market, what they've experienced as job candidates and provide ideas and feedback for both hiring companies and job candidates.
Tracking BTC with GenServer and LiveView ft. Arkadiusz Plichta - Emx 150
Arkadiusz Plichta joins the adventure to discuss how he built a system that tracks BitCoin value using GenServers.
He explains the architecture of his application and the story behind why he built this particular application. Then the panel dives in to help explain how you can use GenServers for ongoing services like this one.
Artificial Intelligence with Elixir using tangram.dev ft. David Yamnitsky - EMx 149
David Yamnitsky joins the mix to discuss tangram.dev and how to use it to add Machine Learning features to your Elixir applications.
He also goes into how it is built and how it provides you with a basic level of AI that integrates nicely with Elixir.
Event Sourcing and CQRS ft. Ben Moss - EMx 148
Ben Moss joins the Mix to discuss Event Sourcing and CQRS in Elixir. Event sourcing is the practice of logging data across logged series of events and then reconstructing data from the events. CQRS is focused on keeping read and write operations from conflicting.
Elixir ConfigCat SDK and mix test.in - EMx 147
Randy Coulman joins the Mix this week to discuss ConfigCat's SDK for Elixir. Since ConfigCat doesn't have an Elixir SDK, they built one internally in their application. Randy discusses how that worked out and how you could do that if your services don't offer Elixir SDK's.
Onboarding and Transitioning into Elixir - EMx 146
The Elixir Mix panel takes the helm to talk about helping onboard and transition new developers onto an Elixir team. They discuss helping developers who may not have an Elixir background. They also advise Chuck on how to make a career transition since he's considering a jump into an Elixir job from his current role as a Rails developer.