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EMx 052: Production Pitfall Pontification

Michael Ries and Josh Adams share mistakes they have made and common pitfalls developers fall into during production. They start by discussing Heroku and Josh explains what pushed him away from Heroku. They discuss alternatives to Heroku and give tips on finding that “deployment sweet spot”.

EMx 051: Nerves and Farmbot with Connor Rigby

Connor Rigby, a core member of the Nerves team, answers the panel's questions about Farmbot and his experience working with Nerves. The panel discusses the great things about nerves. Connor shares his favorite tools for productions and testing practices.

EMx 050: Elixir Origin Story with José Valim

José Valim, the creator of Elixir, shares his story with the panel starting with why he built Elixir. The panel wonders why José did not just use Erlang. José discusses what he wanted from Elixir and what problems he wanted to solve.

EMx 049: Standard Library Treasures

Josh Adams and Michael Ries discuss some of their favorites found in standard libraries and other tools. Michael starts by defining Ets, Dets, and Mnesia. They share the best ways to use these tools and when to use them. They also share uses cases and stories from times they have used these tools.

EMx 048: Introducing Newest Panelist: Michael Ries

Mark Ericksen interviews the newest member of the Elixir Mix panel, Michael Ries. Michael shares a bit of his background and how he got into Elixir. While sharing what he loves about Elixir, Michael gives advice to developers new to Elixir.

EMx 047: Property Based Testing with PropEr and Fred Hebert

Fred Hebert shares his experience writing “Learn You Some Erlang for Great Good!: A Beginner's Guide” and “Stuff Goes Bad: Erlang in Anger”. He talks about why he wrote these books and explains the whimsical illustrations in “Learn you some Erlang”. Mark Ericksen asks Fred about his latest book “Property-Based Testing with PropEr, Erlang, and Elixir: Find Bugs Before Your Users Do”.

EMx 046: Don’t Repeat Your Domain Knowledge with Yiming Chen

Yiming Chen and the panel discusses his recent blog post about not repeating domain knowledge. Yiming Chen describes what he means by domain knowledge and how this differs from the well known “do not repeat yourself” rule.

EMx 045: Where the Wild Things Are with Johnny Winn

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EMx 044: Dangers of GenServers in Elixir with Mika Kalathil

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EMx 043: Using GenServers and Tasks Together to Create Fault-Tolerant Apps with Jack...

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EMx 042: Updates on ExVenture with Eric Oestrich

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EMx 041: What Really Makes Erlang and Elixir Fault Tolerant and Scalable with Francesco...

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EMx 040: Elixir Outlaws and Adopting Elixir with Chris Keathley

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EMx 039: Types in Erlang / Elixir with Zachary Kessin

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EMx 038: Slax and SAX Parsers with Ben Schmeckpeper

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EMx 037: The Elixir Language Service with Mitchell Hanberg

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EMx 036: Gremlex and Graph Databases with Kevin Moore & Barak Karavani

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EMx 035: Adopting Elixir with Tiago Duarte

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EMx 034: My First Nerves Project with Anders Smedegaard Pedersen

Anders Smedegaard Pedersen shares how he got into Elixir and his experience joining the elixir community. He shares with the panel his initial frustration with the community and his confusion on the “correct” way to do things. He tells the panel of his experience at elixir conf meeting Claudio Ortolina, the advice he got, and how this led him to his first nerves project.

EMx 033: Databases and Elixir with Kamil Lelonek

Panel: Mark Ericksen Charles Max Wood Special Guest: Kamil Lelonek  In this episode of Elixir Mix, the panel talks with Kamil Lelonek who...