Elixir Mix

How Far Can You Push a GenServer ft. Brian Underwood – EMx 145

Brian Underwood joins the mix to discuss his recent project where he created a game that would push more and more load onto a genserver to see at what point the performance and usability begins to degrade. The discussion includes an exploration of what this means as your application grows. Panel Allen Wyma Charles Max…

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Pluralsight, Courses, and Elixir the Big Picture ft. AJ Foster – EMx 144

AJ Foster is a developer at Pluralsight. He talks about the course he made for Pluralsight about Elixir and then talks about how Elixir was brought into Pluralsight, both into their catalog of courses as well as into the tech stack for the company. Panel Allen Wyma Eric Bolikowski Sascha Wolf  Guest AJ Foster Sponsors…

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How to Launch the Next Stage of Your Career – BONUS

Charles Max Wood explains how podcasting has repeatedly opened up opportunities for him to move his career forward. He dives into how it helped early in his career, how he was able to use it as a tool to find freelance clients, and how it can take you beyond a full time senior developer job…

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Miss Elixir ft. Fernando Hamasaki – EMx 143

Fernando Hamasaki joins the mix to discuss Miss Elixir, where it came from, and what it is. He specifically discusses the application it came from and how it gets used today. Panel Adi Iyengar Allen Wyma Guest Fernando Hamasaki de Amorim  Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator Level Up | Devchat.tv PodcastBootcamp.io Links Miss Elixir Adopting Elixir…

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Building PWA’s in Elixir and Phoenix ft. Tej Pochiraju – EMx 142

Tej Pochiraju joins the mix to discuss Progressive Web Apps and how you can support them using Elixir and Phoenix. Tej is also an IoT developer, so he discusses how you can tie this all to IoT as well. Panel Allen Wyma Sascha Wolf Guest Tej Pochiraju Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator Level Up | Devchat.tv…

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Domo and Type Validations ft. Ivan Rublev – EMx 141

Ivan Rublev is the author of the open source library, Domo, which provides type validations for Elixir applications. He discusses the types of validations it does and the tradeoffs you get when you can validate the structure of your structs. Panel Charles Max Wood Sascha Wolf Guest Ivan Rublev  Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator Links GitHub…

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Don’t Follow the Default Developer Career Path – BONUS

Charles Max Wood explains the default path that developers seem to follow in their career and why that doesn’t give developers the fulfillment they’re looking for. He then walks through some of the options to change the direction of your career. Panel Charles Max Wood

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How to Become a Top End Developer – EMx 140

Charles Max Wood takes the lead this week. He and Adi Iyengar discuss what Top End Devs are and what people should be doing to become Top End Devs. They start out discussing the default trajectory of a developer’s career and then talk about how to get boosts off that line and into higher levels…

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Gleam and Typing ft. Louis Pilfold – EMx 139

Louis Pilfold is the creator of the Gleam programming language. He explains what Gleam is and tells us where it came from. He then dives into why he wrote a statically typed language for the BEAM, the challenges involved, and its strengths for programming and tooling. Panel Adi Iyengar Allen Wyma Charles Max Wood Eric…

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Elixir as a General Purpose Language – EMx 138

This week, the panel gets in and talks about Elixir is not just a specialty language for high concurrency applications with specific performance profiles. They dive into how Elixir can be used in a variety of cases and how it is set up as a language that allows you to solve the breadth of issues…

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State Management in Elixir – EMx 137

The panel talks about how to manage state in Elixir applications. Sometimes you can get away with internal structures like gen servers and ETS and other times you have to reach to external systems like redis, mongodb, or postgreSQL. This episode will walk you through the ins and outs of managing state and what your…

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Heartbeat and Gen Servers featuring Luca Peppe – EMx 136

Luca Peppe built a health check and heartbeat system for the systems at work in Elixir. While the implementation uses many basic features from Elixir and Phoenix, the way that it underscores the fundamentals of Elixir is helpful for both the experienced and the new Elixir developer. Panel Charles Max Wood Sascha Wolf Guest Luca…

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