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 044: Dangers of GenServers in Elixir with Mika Kalathil


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  • Charles Max Wood
  • Josh Adams
  • Mark Ericksen
Joined by Special Guest: Mika KalathilSummaryMika Kalathil introduces genservers and how they are misused. The panel plays with an analogy that explains how people think genservers work versus how genservers actually work. Mika Kalathil shares some ways to avoid the common mistakes with genservers. Tasks are introduced and explained by Mika Kalathil; the panel adds their input on the usefulness and the importance of tasks. Mika Kalathil shares his background and his transition to elixir from javascript. The panel asks Mika Kalathil questions about the libraries he uses, the types of projects that he works on and what improvements he would like to see in elixir. The episode ends with a discussion about the wonderful elixir community.Links
  • https://lure.is/blog/elixir/dangers-of-genserv
  • https://lure.is/blog/elixir/dangers-of-genservers
  • https://elixir-slackin.herokuapp.com/ 
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PicksMark Ericksen
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cpv1fxCV3sI&feature=youtu.be
  • https://brainlid.org/elixir/2019/03/06/pattern-match-format-text.html
Josh Adams
  • https://twitter.com/TaylorPearsonMe
Charles Max Wood
  • https://podfestexpo.com/
  • https://podcastmovement.com/
  • Find a positive place
  • charlesmaxwood.com
Mika Kalathil
  • exercism.io
  • https://github.com/discordapp


 2019-03-26  42m