Episode 46

EMx 046: Don't Repeat Your Domain Knowledge with Yiming Chen—


April 9th, 2019

53 mins 42 secs

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Joined by Special Guest: Yiming Chen


Yiming Chen and the panel discusses his recent blog post about not repeating domain knowledge. Yiming Chen describes what he means by domain knowledge and how this differs from the well known “do not repeat yourself” rule. The panel discusses how this changes the code and this leads to a conversation about good testing practices. Live view is discussed and the panel asks Yiming Chen what he is looking forward to in elixir. Yiming Chen talks about what the elixir community is like in China and his experience switching from ruby to elixir.



Mark Ericksen

Josh Adams

Yiming Chen