Elixir Mix

EMx 120: Exploring GraphQL with Elixir

We talk with Meryl Dakin, an Elixir engineer at Frame.io, about why they rebuilt their legacy application in Elixir, why they brought in GraphQL and what it’s like to work with the Absinthe Elixir library for GraphQL. We wrap up the episode with a very special Tarot reading using the deck that Meryl gave Sophie…

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EMx 119: Crawling The Web With Elixir with Adam Mokan

Adam Mokan joins the Mix to discuss crawling the web with Elixir. He starts out by explaining he rather unconventional path to Elixir. At ElixirConf he spoke about crawling the web. He admits that his talk was more about architecture of a highly parallelized app with a restrictive SLA. He talks about managing web crawls…

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EMx 118: gRPC + Elixir, A Love Story with Catalina Astengo

We talk with Engineering Manager and Elixirist Catalina Astengo about using gRPC, Protobuf and Elixir to standardize communication between microservices, why and when to reach for gRPC and why Elixir lends itself so well to this pattern of communication. Panel Sophie DeBenedetto Steven Nunez Alex Koutmos Lars Wikman Guest Catalina Astengo Picks Alex – AMD…

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EMx 117: Learning and Loving Elixir with Randall Thomas

We discuss how to learn and love Elixir and other functional languages, the importance of people and community in learning, the perfect autumnal cocktail and so much more with Randall Thomas—drinker, hacker and bon vivant! Panel Sophie DeBenedetto Steven Nunez Alex Koutmos Bruce Tate Special Guest Randall Thomas Sponsors Groxio.io | Career Rocket Fuel For…

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EMx 116: Where Should We Take Elixir with Saša Jurić

This guest barely needs an introduction and we roll quickly forward from his one-punch knockout book Elixir in Action and onward. Saša makes the panel consider what we could and maybe should be doing with Elixir in the future. We talk about his talks, his libraries and his overall vision for what the future could…

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EMx 115: LiveView for React Developers with Feather Knee

In this episode of Elixir Mix, Feather Knee joins us to discuss her recent ElixirConf2020 talk on LiveView components, what its like learning LiveView with a React background and where LiveView really shines as a framework. We also chat about fall foliage, pumpkin recipes and ghosts, since it’s that time of year. Sponsors Audible.com Groxio.io…

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EMx 114: Just-in-time for OTP 24 with Lukas Larsson and John Hogberg

In this episode of ElixirMix, we talk with Lukas Larsson and John Högberg about the JIT compiler that will be landing in OTP 24, the performance implications that come along with it and the inside scoop on the Erlang core team. Sponsors Audible.com Groxio.io | Career Rocket Fuel For Curious Coders CacheFly Panel Alex Koutmos…

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EMx 113: Lumen with Luke Imhoff

In this episode of Elixir Mix, we are joined by inimitable Luke Imhoff who takes us on a wild journey through his background from low-level, to high-level and straight back into compiler land as we work our way towards talking about Lumen. And what a conversation that is. WebAssembly, working group politics, sneaking binaries into…

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EMx 112: Phoenix Live Heron with Connor Rigby

Connor Rigby of Nerves fame joins our motley crew to talk about the new Blue Heron library that brings Bluetooth Low-Energy/BLE to Nerves. He goes deep, he goes wide. We learn a lot. And beyond that we cover the Spawnfest darling we know as Bakeware that creates single static binaries from Elixir projects and some…

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EMx 111: Tales from ElixirConf2020

In this episode of Elixir Mix, our panel shares their thoughts on this year’s fully remote ElixirConf, from the Purple Carpet to the remote workshops to an excellent slate of great talks! Sponsors Audible.com Groxio.io | Career Rocket Fuel For Curious Coders CacheFly Panel Alex Koutmos Josh Adams Mika Kalathil Bruce Tate Steven Nuñez Lars…

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EMx 110: Ruby to Erlang to Elixir with Phil Toland

In this episode of Elixir Mix, the hosts follow up with Phil Toland on his journey from small startup to PepsiCo Ecommerce and cover lots of important topics along the way. Such as Kubernetes, deleting mysterious S3 buckets, lots of assorted Machine Learning and lots of hype about Elixir in general. Steven fires shots at…

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EMx 109: Conference Season Is Very Online

In this episode of Elixir Mix the panelists talk about conferences as the conference season is hitting its virtual stride. And then it quickly devolves into LiveViews, dead views, UI libraries and of course, Elm. A thrilling ride of an episode according to all hosts and surely some listeners. Sponsors Audible.com Groxio.io | Career Rocket…

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