Episode 67

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


September 3rd, 2019

1 hr 17 mins 22 secs

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  • Mark Ericksen

  • Michael Ries

  • Josh Adams

  • Eric Oestrich

Joined by Special Guest: Frank Hunleth


Frank Hunleth, co-author of Nerves, shares where Nerves came from and how it got started. The panel discusses the Nerves 1.5 release and the improvements in it. Frank introduces Nerves Hub and Michael Ries gives a little marketing spin to it, explaining what you can do with Nerves Hub and why you would want to use it. The panel discusses the funding model for Nerves. Frank introduces Elixir Circuit, which helps you find libraries for your devices. He introduces Mountrap, a library that helps to switch between ports and NIFs. Frank introduces Grisp, what it is and how it compares to Nerves. Frank introduces Vintage Net and how it will help your devices stay online. Michael shares his experience with Nerves and gives some tips to make getting started with Nerves easy. The panel encourages programmers to get into embedded systems and explains how it will change the way they view coding. 



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