Elixir Mix

Milestones in Elixir’s Evolution – EMx 132

The Elixir Mix Panel discussions the history of Elixir and the high points and big changes in the language and ecosystem. They go into the big changes that brought about growth in the ecosystem, ease of use in the language, better features, and much more. Panel Adi Iyengar Allen Wyma Charles Wood Sascha Wolf Sponsors…

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Deploying Elixir – EMx 131

Chuck and Allen dive into how and where to deploy Elixir and Phoenix applications. They talk through the mostly done for you solutions like Gigalixir and Heroku down to deploying by script to server or VPS hosting like DigitalOcean all the way to building containers and deploying to Kubernetes setups like AWS or DigitalOcean’s cloud…

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The 3 Essentials for Successful Job Outcomes – BONUS

Chuck dives into the 3 essentials for getting the next successful outcome you want in your career. Whether that’s something simple like a raise or something more complex like going freelance, you can achieve it by working on 3 main areas. First, building skills. The most obvious type of skills you’ll need is technical skills….

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Client Side Drag and Drop with LiveView + Learning Elixir and Phoenix with Kelsey Leftwich – EMx 130

Kelsey Leftwich explains how Phoenix LiveView made it possible to build a simple drag and drop component without the need for a large front-end framework like React and clunky back-end API setup to make it work. She then described her journey into learning Elixir and Phoenix coming from a React and front-end background. Panel Adi…

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How to Get Hired at a FANG Company – BONUS

Chuck explains what he taught Nathan last week when we asked how to get hired at a FANG (Facebook Apple/Amazon Netflix Google) company. Essentially, it boils down to how to build the skills and knowledge needed to pass the interview. How to build the relationships to get into the door and have the interviewer want…

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Composing Queries for Ecto in Phoenix with Szymon Soppa – EMx 129

Szymon Soppa joins the mix to talk about composing queries for your Ecto models in Phoenix. He talks about how Ecto typically thinks about its queries and how you can build your own queries and dives deep with Adi on how you can arrange the queries to get the characteristics in both data and performance…

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All Things Comprehensions with Kamil Lelonek – EMx 128

Kamil Lelonek joins the mix to explain what comprehensions are and how they are used in Elixir. Allen and Kamil dive into the intricacies of this simple, yet powerful, feature that allows you to work with collections of data to get work done in your Elixir applications. They also dive into some of the more…

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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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