Elixir Mix

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.




EMx 050: Elixir Origin Story with José Valim


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  • Triplebyte offers a $1000 signing bonus
  • CacheFly
  • Mark Ericksen
  • Michael Ries
  • Charles Max Wood
  • Josh Adams
Joined by Special Guest: José ValimSummaryJosé Valim, the creator of Elixir, shares his story with the panel starting with why he built Elixir. The panel wonders why José did not just use Erlang. José discusses what he wanted from Elixir and what problems he wanted to solve. The panel discusses concurrency, Metaprogramming, ad hoc polymorphism, and run times. José talks about what it was like as elixir grew in popularity and maintaining Elixir.José shares his goals for Elixir for 2019 and discusses his role in different projects. The panel shares their love for the friendliness and openness of the Elixir community and asks José how it became that way. The history of the signature heart emojis is shared. José shares a little about his everyday life and the things he enjoys to do. The episode ends with an update on the Erlang Ecosystems Foundation. Links
  • https://erlef.org/
  • https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dwz1DqVWkAAT4tr.jpg
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ad_hoc_polymorphism
  • https://github.com/dynamo/dynamo
  • https://github.com/grych/drab
  • https://github.com/elixir-ecto/ecto
  • https://phoenixframework.org/
  • https://github.com/beam-telemetry/telemetry
  • https://hex.pm/packages/broadway
  • https://hexdocs.pm/broadway/0.2.0/Broadway.html
  • https://hexdocs.pm/gen_stage/0.14.1/GenStage.html
  • https://hexdocs.pm/flow/0.14.3/Flow.html
  • https://github.com/phoenixframework/phoenix_pubsub/pull/121#issuecomment-466673652
  • https://github.com/nashby/jose-vs-oss
  • http://pages.plataformatec.com.br/elixir-development-subscription
  • https://twitter.com/josevalim
  • https://github.com/josevalim
  • https://www.facebook.com/Elixir-Mix
  • https://twitter.com/elixir_mix
PicksMark Ericksen:
  • https://insights.stackoverflow.com/survey/2019#most-loved-dreaded-and-wanted
Josh Adams:
  • RubyHack 2019 - Ruby3: What's Missing? by Yukihiro (Matz) Matsumoto
  • The Giant Chicken Brahma
Charles Max Wood:
  • https://www.theblaze.com/news/scientists-create-first-3d-printed-heart
  • https://podwrench.com
  • https://podcastmovement.com/
Michael Ries:
  • Functional Web Development with Elixir, OTP, and Phoenix
José Valim:
  • Chris McCord Keynote: Phoenix LiveView - Interactive, Real TIme Apps - No need to write Javascript
  • Nintendo Switch


 2019-05-07  1h21m