Elixir Mix

EMx 075: Live View Implementation With Jeff Kreeftmeijer

Jeff Kreeftmeijer works at Appsignal where they create a tool for application monitoring that works in Ruby and Elixir. He works specifically with integrations focusing in Elixir and also writes articles for their Elixir and Ruby newsletters. Jeff started as a Ruby programmer but had an interest in functional programming which lead him to gain…

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EMx 074: Inky Displays With Lars Wikman and Emilio Nyaray

This episode of Elixir mix opens with Lars Wikman and Emilio Nyaray sharing how they came to be working together on a project called Inky. Inky is an E-Ink display that works with Nerves and Elixir. The project started when Lars wanted to use the Inky device from Nerves but didn’t want to install Python…

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EMx 073: Application Monitoring Using Telemetry With Arkadiusz Gil

This episode of Elixir Mix features Arkadiusz Gil. Arkadiusz is a software engineer at Erlang Solutions. He is also a member of the observability working group of the Erlang Ecosystem Foundation. The purpose of this working group is to nurture different areas of the community to maintain libraries, improve tooling, and create documentation. He became…

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EMx 072: People-Centered Solutions with Travis Elnicky

In this week’s episode of Elixir Mix the panel interviews Travis Elnicky, software architect at Podium. Podium is Utah based company that has been using Elixir for three years. Travis explains Podium’s history and its experience adopting Elixir.  When Travis started at Podium they were a small startup with, he was their 16th employee. They…

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EMx 071: The Problem with Dialyzer with Chris Keathley

In this week’s episode of Elixir Mix the panel interviews Chris Keathley about Norm and his recent talk at ElixirConf. Chris is currently working at Bleacher Report, working mostly on backend systems. The panel starts by complimenting his presentation skills and asking him about his dislike for dialyzer.    Chris share the many problems he…

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EMx 070: Home Automation Using Radio Frequencies with Jon Carstens

In this episode of Elixir Mix the panel interviews Jon Carstens about his work with Nerves. Michael Ries gives a little background on Jon, as they have worked together and Jon helps run the remote nerves meet up that Michael attends.  Jon recently started working with Frank Hunleth at Smart Rent. Jon tells the panel…

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EMx 069: Distributed Databases with Wiebe-Marten (“Marten”) Wijnja

Episode Summary   In this week’s episode of Elixir Mix the panel follows up with Wiebe-Marten ("Marten") Wijnja about his talk at Elixir Conf EU, where he spoke about the distributed system his team was working on.    They start by discussing the eight fallacies of distributed computing that Marten talked about in talk. He…

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EMx 068: Contributing to the Elixir Community with David Bernheisel & Cory Schmitt

Episode Summary In this week’s episode of Elixir Mix the panel is joined by David Bernheisel and Cory Schmitt, from Taxjar,  to discuss the different ways developers can contribute to the community. The first way to contribute to the Elixir community is contributing to the Elixir core code. While David shares a little of his…

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EMx 067: What’s New with Nerves with Frank Hunleth

Sponsors Sentry– use the code “devchat” for two months free on Sentry’s small plan GitLab | Get 30% off tickets with the promo code: DEVCHATCOMMIT My Ruby Story CacheFly Panel Mark Ericksen Michael Ries Josh Adams Eric Oestrich Joined by Special Guest: Frank Hunleth Summary Frank Hunleth, co-author of Nerves, shares where Nerves came from…

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EMx 066: Going with the Flow with John Mertens

Sponsors Sentry– use the code “devchat” for two months free on Sentry’s small plan GitLab | Get 30% off tickets with the promo code: DEVCHATCOMMIT My Ruby Story CacheFly Panel Mark Ericksen Michael Ries Joined by Special Guest: John Mertens Summary John Mertens, from change.org, joins the panel to discuss a recent talk he gave…

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EMx 065: The Life Cycle of Elixir

Sponsors Sentry– use the code “devchat” for two months free on Sentry’s small plan React Native Radio iPhreaks CacheFly Panel Mark Ericksen Josh Adams Michael Ries Summary Mark Ericksen introduces the topic of framework life cycles hoping to address the concerns of new Elixir developers from other frameworks. The panel explains the various phases in…

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EMx 064: Refactoring Elixir with Hubert Lepicki

Sponsors Sentry– use the code “devchat” for two months free on Sentry’s small plan CacheFly Panel Mark Ericksen Josh Adams Joined by Special Guests: Hubert Łępicki Summary Hubert Łępicki joins the panel to discuss his blog post, “Refactoring Phoenix controllers”; he starts by sharing what made him decide to write this article. In the blog…

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