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.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 53m. Bisher sind 89 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

EMx 088: Adopting Elixir and RabbitMQ with Steven Nunez

In this episode of ElixirMix, we visit with Steven Nunez about how Flatiron School adopted Elixir and is using RabbitMQ. He shares how he decides to “rails new” or “mix phx.new” for a project. How adopting Elixir in a team goes better when the team “falls in love” with what it gives them...



EMx 087: Zip Generation with Packmatic with Evadne Wu

In this episode of Elixir Mix the panel interviews Evadne Wu about the Packmatic Library.The show begins with recent announcements specifically the acquisition of Plataformatec.Evadne then talks about what the Packmatic Library is, why he created it, and how it works. He then talks about how his experience been writing, promoting and maintaining an open source library...



EMx 086: Teaching Your Team Elixir with Mike Binns

In this episode of Elixir Mix the panel interviews Mike Binns. Mike is a Senior Software Engineer at DockYard, Inc. and he presented at ElixirConf 2019 about getting a whole team new to Elixir up to speed quickly with Cars.com.Mike explains why Elixir was chosen as the technology to use and how much effort and planning goes into helping a team transition...


 2020-01-21  n/a

EMx 085: Raik Core and Partisan with Mariano Guerra

In this episode of Elixir Mix the panel interviews Mariano Guerra. Mariano wrote some wonderful tutorial blogs outlining how to use Riak Core in Elixir. He begins the episode by sharing a little about himself and his work. Mariano then defines Riak Core and tells the story of where it came from. He explains what he loves about Riak Core and dubs himself the unofficial cheerleader of Riak Core. Mariano tells the panel about his blog articles and what listeners will find in them...


 2020-01-07  48m

EMx 084: Beyond LiveView with Sophie DeBenedetto

In this episode of Elixir Mix the panel interviews Sophie DeBenedetto. Sophie spoke at both The Big Elixir and ElixirConf 2019 about LiveView. She also works at Flatiron School. Sophie starts by sharing a little about Flatiron School, what they offer and what she does for them. The panel shares their experience with the quality of graduates from Flatiron School. Sophie explains that Flatiron School is all about community and they teach their students to love learning...


 2019-12-31  50m

EMx 083: Are Monorepos Worth It?

In this episode of Elixir Mix the panel discusses monorepos. They start by defining monorepos and sharing examples of what this looks like. The panelists share the pros and cons of working in a monorepo. They discuss the different projects they worked on using a monorepo and what their experience was like.  Monorepos allow for rapid development.  Any developer can pull it down and work on it...


 2019-12-24  32m

EMx 082: Beam Extreme! with Miriam Pena

In this episode of Elixir Mix the panel interviews Miriam Pena, founder of the Erlang Ecosystem Foundation. Miriam shares a little about her background and how she got into Erlang and Elixir. Miriam gave a talk at Elixir Conf about the OTP 22 release and she shares some of the exciting new features in this release. Persistent terms are the first feature Miriam shares with the panel. After explaining what it is Miriam shares examples of the best use cases for this tool...


 2019-12-17  36m

EMx 081: Discussing Deployment

In this episode of Elixir Mix the panel has a conversation about a few things they have been thinking about. First, they shout out to anyone who would love to chat about config change callbacks. Then they dive into deployment discussing the updates that have happened this year. They share their experiences with the changes and compare the Elixir release to Distillery. There are many options for deployment and they discuss some of the ones they have used...


 2019-12-10  51m

EMx 080: The Big Elixir Favorites

In this episode of Elixir Mix the panel syncs up by discussing The Big Elixir Conference, their favorite talks and what they are working on. The first talk they discuss is Scott Southworth’s talk about medical messaging and the impressive work he does with the HL7 parser. Next, they discuss Ben Church’s talk about business logic where he talks about leex and yecc. The panel discusses leex, yeccs and their own work with parsers...


 2019-12-03  31m

EMx 079: Oban with Parker Selbert

In this episode of Elixir Mix the panel interviews Parker Selbert. Parker lives in Chicago and runs a consultancy with his wife. He joins the panel to discuss a library that he wrote, Oban. Parker starts by explaining what Oban is and why he wrote it. Oban is a way to run reliable background jobs by persisting them in the database.Oban is akin to Sidekick, Parker explains, he wanted something similar to Sidekick for Elixir. He made a few improvements including moving it to Postgres from Redis...


 2019-11-26  41m