Elixir Mix

A weekly exploration into the people who make Elixir what it is.

About the show

  Elixir Mix is a weekly show focused on the Elixir programming community. Our panel discusses topics around functional programming, the Elixir ecosystem, and building real world apps with Elixir based tools and frameworks.

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Episodes

  • Event Sourcing and CQRS ft. Ben Moss - EMx 148

    October 13th, 2021  |  54 mins 41 secs

    Ben Moss joins the Mix to discuss Event Sourcing and CQRS in Elixir. Event sourcing is the practice of logging data across logged series of events and then reconstructing data from the events. CQRS is focused on keeping read and write operations from conflicting.

  • Elixir ConfigCat SDK and mix test.in - EMx 147

    October 6th, 2021  |  41 mins 47 secs

    Randy Coulman joins the Mix this week to discuss ConfigCat's SDK for Elixir. Since ConfigCat doesn't have an Elixir SDK, they built one internally in their application. Randy discusses how that worked out and how you could do that if your services don't offer Elixir SDK's.

  • Onboarding and Transitioning into Elixir - EMx 146

    September 29th, 2021  |  51 mins 58 secs

    The Elixir Mix panel takes the helm to talk about helping onboard and transition new developers onto an Elixir team. They discuss helping developers who may not have an Elixir background. They also advise Chuck on how to make a career transition since he's considering a jump into an Elixir job from his current role as a Rails developer.

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

    September 22nd, 2021  |  49 mins 21 secs

    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.

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

    September 15th, 2021  |  43 mins 51 secs

    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.

  • Miss Elixir ft. Fernando Hamasaki – EMx 143

    September 1st, 2021  |  46 mins 4 secs

    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.

  • Building PWA's in Elixir and Phoenix ft. Tej Pochiraju - EMx 142

    August 25th, 2021  |  54 mins 33 secs

    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.

  • Domo and Type Validations ft. Ivan Rublev – EMx 141

    August 18th, 2021  |  52 mins 6 secs

    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.

  • How to Become a Top End Developer - EMx 140

    August 11th, 2021  |  57 mins 58 secs

    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 of achievement and fulfillment.

  • Episode 159: State Management in Elixir - EMx 137

    July 21st, 2021  |  53 mins 24 secs