The Thinking Elixir podcast is a weekly show where we talk about the Elixir programming language and the community around it. We cover news and interview guests to learn more about projects and developments in the community.
Whether you are already experienced with Elixir or just exploring the language, this show is created with you in mind. We discuss community news, Functional Programming, transitioning from OOP, coding conventions, and more.
Guests visit the show to help challenge our assumptions, learn about new developments and grow in the process.
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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!
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,
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.
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.
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...