Thinking Elixir Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • 27: Ash Framework with Zach Daniel

    December 22nd, 2020  |  42 mins 7 secs

    We talk with Zach Daniel, the creator of the Ash Framework, a declarative, resource-oriented application framework for Elixir that lets you build out JSON or GraphQL APIs in minutes. In this episode he explains the history,

  • 26: Elixir in Higher Ed with Jonathan Allen

    December 15th, 2020  |  36 mins 3 secs

    We talk with Jonathan Allen, an instructor at a Utah college, who taught Elixir to his Distributed Computing students. He tells how he got Elixir into the classroom, what the students loved, what was hard, and how we in the professional community can i...

  • 25: Improving developer experience with Marlus Saraiva

    December 8th, 2020  |  52 mins 36 secs

    We talk with Marlus Saraiva about three big projects he is a part of. All of which are around improving the developer experience in Elixir! We start with Broadway, a library that makes working with GenStage even easier.

  • 24: LiveView Uploads with Chris McCord

    December 1st, 2020  |  57 mins 8 secs

    We talk with Chris McCord about the Phoenix LiveView 0.15.0 release which includes uploads! Chris explains the background on the release and his video showing it off. He shares his go-to stack when starting a new Phoenix project (HINT it includes Tailw...

  • 23: Gleam and Static Types with Louis Pilfold

    November 24th, 2020  |  48 mins 57 secs

    We talk with Louis Pilfold about how he created Gleam, a static typed language that runs on the BEAM. Louis explains some of the challenges with bringing static types to the BEAM and shares ideas on what can possibly be done about it.

  • 22: Running migrations in production with Patryk Bąk

    November 17th, 2020  |  40 mins 10 secs

    We talk with Patryk Bąk about running migrations in production. For production systems where downtime or service interruptions are a problem, we sometimes need to take special care when migrating data structures or the data itself.

  • 21: Tailwind CSS, Alpine.js and LiveView with Patrick Thompson

    November 10th, 2020  |  31 mins 18 secs

    We talk with Patrick Thompson about the PETAL stack. The combination of Phoenix, Elixir, Tailwind CSS, Alpine.js and LiveView! Patrick and David help me understand why people are excited about Tailwind CSS and how it works nicely with Alpine.js.

  • 20: LiveView v LiveWire, Alpine.js with Caleb Porzio

    November 3rd, 2020  |  57 mins 4 secs

    We reached outside the Elixir community to talk with Caleb Porzio. Caleb is the creator of PHP Laravel LiveWire, a framework inspired by LiveView. He created Alpine.js to help solve problems common to both LiveWire and LiveView.

  • 19: Elixir and Art with Milada Majáková

    October 27th, 2020  |  22 mins 18 secs

    We cover the news then talk with Milada Majáková about combining Elixir and art. Milada came new to Elixir from Architecture and Graphic Design. We reject the idea that people are either logical or artistic but not both. She shares her journey,

  • 18: TDD and Phoenix with German Velasco

    October 20th, 2020  |  39 mins 6 secs

    We cover the news then talk with German Velasco about his free book "Test-Driven Development with Phoenix". He shares his experiences of learning TDD at ThoughtBot, his writing process, tips and more. On TDD, we talk about the benefits we see,

  • 17: JIT compiler for Beam with Lukas Larsson and John Högberg

    October 13th, 2020  |  43 mins 55 secs

    We cover the news then talk with Lukas Larsson and John Högberg to learn about the new BeamAsm project that brings a JIT compiler to Erlang OTP and Elixir. This is a very exciting development for all Beam languages and they break down for us what it is...

  • 16: Gleam, Games and Types with Quinn Wilton

    October 6th, 2020  |  43 mins 57 secs

    We cover the news then talk with Quinn Wilton about Gleam, a static typed language on the BEAM and why Elixir devs should care about it. We learn about her Chip8 emulator that renders game ROMs to LiveView,