Elixir Mix

Mind your behaviors with Knigge – EMx 127

Sascha Wolf joins the mix to talk about how to test behaviors in your Phoenix apps by using tools like Mox and Knigge. Panel Adi Iyenger Allen Wyma Charles Max Wood Eric Bolikowski Guest Sascha Wolf Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator Links Twitter: Sascha Wolf ( @wolf4earth ) Picks Adi- Testing Elixir by Andrea Leopardi and…

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Becoming the Go-To Person in Your Technology Area – BONUS

Chuck was on a strategic call with one of his potential coaching clients talking about cryptocurrencies and realized that this is one of the major reasons that people want to become influencers. Or, rather, that many people aspire to make a difference and/or make money and the best way to do that is to become…

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Measuring and Marshaling Productivity with Mason McLead – EMx 126

Have you wondered how to measure how productive your team is? And, how do you increase team throughput? Mason McLead from Software.com joins the Mix to explain how they measure productivity for individuals and teams at Software.com and gives tip after tip on how teams can organize to allow for more flow state among their…

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Don’t Let These Things Keep You From Podcasting – BONUS

Charles talks about the things that get developers stuck when they’re trying to start their podcast or other influencer channel. He explains how to get around having those things hamper your journey. Panel Charles Max Wood Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator

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BONUS: Relationships Matter Most

Charles Max Wood talks about how to build, grow, and benefit from positive relationships within programming. He talks about how he’s built genuine positive relationships with hundreds of programmers and how he and others have grown from those relationships. He also explains that you get out of relationships what you put into them. Finally, he…

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BONUS: How Opportunities Come Your Way When You’re an Influencer

Charles Max Wood discusses several opportunities that came his way early in his podcasting career and other opportunities that have come to other people after only a couple of podcast episodes. He explains why that happens and how you can use this to create more influence as a developer. Panel Charles Max Wood

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EMx 125: Testing Phoenix Controller Plugs with Adi Iyengar

Adi Iyengar walks Eric and Chuck through the process of testing your plugs in your Phoenix Controllers. He leads out by explaining how most people approach testing plugs and some of the inherent problems and inefficiencies with the approach and then explains the way that he approaches testing them and testing Phoenix apps in general….

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BONUS: What is Charles Max Wood’s Biggest Payoff for Being a Dev Influencer?

Charles Max Wood started podcasting because it sounded fun and because he wanted to talk about technology. He learned pretty quickly that it got him access to people who understood the things he wanted to learn. The reasons changed over the years, as Charles explains before he talks about the big payoff he gets now…

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BONUS: How Jason Weimann Became a Game Developer

Jason Weimann started out as an enthusiast of the Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game, Everquest. After becoming a software developer and building a collaborative community playing the game, learn how he used his connections to get a job working for the company that made the game, even if it wasn’t a job working as…

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BONUS: Continuing Your Learning Journey by Finding Mentors as an Influencer

Chuck outlines how he’s used his podcasts to find mentors to continue his learning journey over 12 years of podcasting. Some mentors have been long lived relationships while others have lasted only a few months or even days. This episode shares Chuck’s experience learning from the top people in the development community as a programmer…

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EMx 124: Learning Resources for Elixir

As we ramp back up on recording Elixir Mix, our new panel dives into the resources available for learning and keeping current in Elixir. Resources include books, courses, forums, email newsletters, and more. Panel Allen Wyma Charles Max Wood Eric Bolikowski Sponsors Dev Heroes Accelerator Links Programming Elixir ≥ 1.6: Functional |> Concurrent |> Pragmatic…

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BONUS: How Senior Developers Can Enjoy Learning Like They Were Juniors

Remember the amazing adventure it was to learn a new thing every day as a Junior Developer? It’s easy to feel a little stuck or lost as a Senior developer since there aren’t roadmaps or people looking to mentor seniors. (Besides Charles Max Wood.) Chuck talks about how he felt that way at different points…

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