Sascha is a 30-year-old Software Developer from Cologne, Germany.
During his career he dabbled with a lot of things, over “classic” Java development, to mobile and responsive web apps, over to building large scalable and resilient backend systems. He prefers his programming languages functional and is deeply in love with the teachings of domain-driven design.
Nowadays he applies his skills at 7Mind, where he builds the backend software which helps millions of people to find mindfulness in their lives. Communication, compassion, and knowledge-sharing are all important topics for him, and he likes to think about how we can use them to build a better and more productive place to work.
In his free-time he is a loving husband, father and avid roleplayer. He reads a lot, loves a good science fiction movie and likes to engage in thought-provoking conversations from game design to system architecture or the meaning of life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.