ElixirWeekly: The Elixir Community Newsletter, covering community news you easily miss, shared on ElixirStatus and the web, in one email every Thursday.
In this post I look into the new features OTP 21 introduced and explore those that will be especially important for users of Elixir.
This is part 3 of a series on building a CRUD app with Elixir as the JSON REST API and Elm as the SPA.
After playing with Elixir for about a month, I decided to write a post summarizing my thoughts. This post covers the following:
- Why I didn’t try Elixir earlier;
- Nitpicking at object-oriented programming and Rails;
- What changed my mind and made me give Elixir a try;
- Materials I used to learn Elixir;
- My thoughts after a month.
I’ve written a library to help you define structs with a type, default values and enforced keys thanks to an Ecto-like API.
(Short) article here: https://medium.com/@ejpcmac/typed-elixir-structs-without-boilerplate-c565520691a3
Part #5 of building a weather station using @elixirlang and @NervesProject is live!
How to manage ginormous ExVCR cassettes https://minhajuddin.com/2018/06/18/how-to-manage-ginormous-exvcr-cassettes/
Just a few things I’ve learned working with elixir nerves and buildroot
This is part 2 of a series on building a CRUD app with Elixir as the JSON REST API and Elm as the SPA.
Some of Elixir’s most powerful capabilities are misunderstood or not accounted for at all. Choose the right host more quickly by understanding the unique strengths of Elixir and how they should impact hosting decisions.
Semaphore has increased the free CI/CD capacity on all open source organizations from 2 to 4 Boxes: https://semaphoreci.com/blog/2018/06/13/doubled-free-cicd-capacity-for-open-source.html
I have blogged on how you can execute raw SQL queries in Elixir with Postgrex or Mariaex.