Mark Ericksen is the creator of ThinkingElixir.com and the podcast. He runs an Elixir meetup, works at Fly.io, and loves writing Elixir code and teaching others about it.
February 22nd, 2022 | 1 hr 6 mins
anniversary, code formatter, elixir, testing, unicode
José Valim returns for part 2 of 5 in the countdown to Elixir's 10 year anniversary! Part 2 covers releases 1.4, 1.5, and 1.6. Learned some great tips and even touched on upcoming features!
February 15th, 2022 | 50 mins 35 secs
calendar, elixir, indie, saas, venture capital
Derrick Reimer talks about Savvycal and how it’s built in Elixir. We talk about how simplicity and being nimble are competitive advantages. He shares what it’s like being an indie SaaS developer, what that means, and more!
February 8th, 2022 | 27 mins 5 secs
computer vision, elixir, nerves project, opencv, robotics
We talk with Cocoa Xu about his PhD robotics project and his related Evision project that creates Elixir bindings to the OpenCV library making computer vision in Elixir much easier and more!
February 2nd, 2022 | 57 mins 52 secs
accessibility, liveview, music, phoenix, web development
Chris McCord created an awesome LiveView showcase project he used to help develop new features. Learn about LiveBeats and how it can be a great resource for the community!
January 25th, 2022 | 45 mins 43 secs
cross-compiling, elixir, erlang, nifs, openapi, webasm, zig, zigler
Isaac Yonemoto joins us to talk about Zig and Isaac's library Zigler. We learn where they both come from and discuss where the native, cross-compiling, NIF tool might go next and more!
January 18th, 2022 | 1 hr 13 secs
changelog, elixir, features, releases
José Valim joins us to kick off part 1 of a 5 part series counting down to the 10 year anniversary of Elixir! In Part 1, we cover the releases of 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3. We discuss the significant changes in each release and more!
January 11th, 2022 | 53 mins 44 secs
burrito, security analysis, zig
Quinn Wilton and Digit wrap up Elixir in the Burrito project making it easier to run Elixir projects in more environments! Burrito has a great origin story and possibilities for it's use. Check it out!
January 4th, 2022 | 32 mins 35 secs
elixir, file attachments, phoenix, s3, thumbnail, uploads
Boris Kuznetsov talks about the Waffle library, how it helps Elixir projects attach media to database records, how it started, it's role with LiveView, the challenges of maintaining a project created as a fork, and more!
December 28th, 2021 | 44 mins 24 secs
Nathan Willson talks about creating GEMS, his globally distributed, collaboratively edited, matrix sequencing audio application! He shows us how LiveView can do more than you might think!
December 21st, 2021 | 40 mins 50 secs
Chase Granberry talks about Logflare and how it’s written in Elixir and Phoenix. He shares how they use Elixir to bring logging and metrics to front-end focused devs without them knowing it. Also about Supabase acquiring Logflare!
December 14th, 2021 | 53 mins 24 secs
Chris Bell talks about the EMPEX MTN conference, creating his startup "Knock" using Elixir, and shares some of his startup journey!
December 7th, 2021 | 36 mins 21 secs
David Bernheisel talks about his recent Safe Ecto Migrations guide. It’s a 4-part series covering how Ecto migrations work, running them on production, common-task recipes, strategies for migrating data and much more!