Thinking Elixir Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

99 episodes of Thinking Elixir Podcast since the first episode, which aired on June 17th, 2020.

  • 75: RabbitMQ and Commanded at Simplebet with Dave Lucia

    November 30th, 2021  |  55 mins 31 secs

    We talk with Dave Lucia about Simplebet’s use of RabbitMQ and Commanded for solving unique real-time problems. We learn how Simplebet uses Elixir when creating real-time sports betting markets. We also learn what CQRS systems are,

  • 74: New to Elixir and Women in Tech with Miki and Kate Rezentes

    November 23rd, 2021  |  1 hr 3 mins

    We talk with mother/daughter team Miki and Kate Rezentes about their experiences learning and working with Elixir and as women in the tech industry. Miki presented “Greasing the Wheel of Adoption” at ElixirConf.

  • 73: Elixir at Supabase with Paul Copplestone

    November 16th, 2021  |  45 mins 4 secs

    We talk with Paul Copplestone, founder and CEO of Supabase. Supabase leverages the power of Elixir, Postgres, and more to create an OpenSource Firebase alternative that brings these powers to the Jamstack community.

  • 72: TypeCheck with Wiebe-Marten Wijnja

    November 9th, 2021  |  46 mins 19 secs

    We talk with Wiebe-Marten Wijnja about his project TypeCheck that provides a new kind of runtime type checking for Elixir applications. The syntax builds on your existing spec types so it still works for dialyzer but adds additional compile time create...

  • 71: LiveView and the 7-GUI Tasks with German Velasco

    November 2nd, 2021  |  52 mins 3 secs

    We catch up with German Velasco then talk about how he learned of the 7-GUI Tasks online challenge and how he wanted to see how LiveView could approach it. We talk about his ElixirConf presentation and how the idea of modeling state impacted his soluti...

  • 70: PardallMarkdown with Alfred Reinold Baudisch

    October 26th, 2021  |  40 mins 37 secs

    After a big news section, we talk with Alfred Reinold Baudisch about his project PardallMarkdown. It's a reactive Elixir server that reads markdown files, compiles them to HTML, stores them in an ETS table, and serves them up.

  • 69: Elixir on Mobile with Dominic Letz

    October 19th, 2021  |  46 mins 3 secs

    We talk with Dominic Letz about running Elixir on an Android phone installed in an APK which hosts a LiveView application accessed through a WebView! All while also pursuing a Web 3.0 architecture of being decentralized! Wow!

  • 68: Rust and Elixir with Nik Begley

    October 12th, 2021  |  40 mins 31 secs

    We talk with Niklas Begley about his Doctave service and the problems it's solving. From there we cover why they use Rust for a key piece of the service and how Elixir fits in. We cover tools like Rustler for integrating Elixir and Rust smoothly.

  • 67: Building a Healthy Community

    October 5th, 2021  |  40 mins 28 secs

    We talk about ways we can all contribute to building a healthy Elixir community. The Elixir community is a welcoming, encouraging and helpful place and we want to help keep it that way! We talk about common problems facing maintainers,

  • 66: Tracing Production with Kai Wern Choong

    September 28th, 2021  |  39 mins 25 secs

    We talk with Kai Wern Choong about his experience with tracing performance problems in production. We talk about what “tracing” means in a BEAM system, available tools like recon, great resources for learning how the tools work and general approaches f...

  • 65: Meet Core Team Member Aleksei Magusev

    September 21st, 2021  |  47 mins 31 secs

    We talk with Elixir Core Team Member Aleksei Magusev about how he got involved in Elixir, what it’s like being on the Core Team, some of his contributions, areas in Elixir that interest him, and his tips for learning a new programming language!

  • 64: OTP Certificate Woes with Bram Verburg

    September 14th, 2021  |  42 mins 52 secs

    We talk with Bram Verburg about an important root certificate expiring at the end of September and how this impacts your Elixir and Erlang projects! Bram helps explain where this IS and IS NOT a problem. He also explains the different update options av...