Elixir Mix

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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Emx 123: Curry in a Megaparsec – Unconvention Elixir Explorations with Julien Maisonneuve

Julien Maisonneuve—blogger extraordinaire—joins the Elixir Mix panel to discuss the ways he’s bent Elixir to his will and found the edges of how it works and what you can do with its syntax. He talks about currying and about taking Elixir syntax to extremes. He’s also worked on the Megaparsec Elixir parser and explains some…

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BONUS: How to get Freelance Clients to Come to You

Charles Max Wood explains how he landed his first 4 freelance clients that took him through a few years of freelancing with only 3 years of experience and a few hundred podcast listeners. Funnily enough, they actually came to him, not the other way around. He explains how he made himself attractive to them and…

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Emx 122: The Future of Elixir Mix

If you’ve been wondering what’s up with Elixir Mix and how it’s going to shape up for the future, stay tuned… Panel Charles Max Wood Sponsors Dev Heroes Accelerator

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