Posts by Hugo Baraúna

Key points to consider when doing a software rewrite

The second post of Low Internal Software Quality series. Doing a rewrite is not a simple thing. There are lots of points that you should think about, from planning and prioritizing to team motivation and execution. Understanding these points in a structured and clear way is part of the job. The good news is that … »

Key points to consider when doing a big software refactoring

This post is part of a collection of posts we’re publishing on the subjects of low internal quality, refactoring and rewrites. Doing a big software refactor1 is not a simple thing. There are lots of points that you should think about, from planning and prioritizing to team motivation and execution. Understanding these points in a … »

Elixir in production interview: Adam Kittelson

A few months ago we had the opportunity to interview Adam Kittelson about his experience using Elixir in production. Adam is a senior software engineer at Brightcove. Brightcove is a global provider of cloud solutions for delivering and monetizing video across connected devices. They’re using Elixir and Phoenix to process event streams. Watch the video … »

Elixir in production interview: Mickaël Rémond

A few months ago we had the opportunity to interview Mickaël Rémond about his experience using Elixir in production. Mickaël is the CEO of ProcessOne. ProcessOne is the company behind ejabberd, the famous XMPP server. They’re specialized in high-performance instant messaging solutions and they integrated Elixir into ejabberd to make ejabberd development available to a … »

Elixir in production interview: Jamie Winsor

A few months ago we had the opportunity to interview Jamie Winsor about his experience using Elixir in production. Jamie is a software engineer at Undead Labs. Undead Labs is game development studio, which was founded in 2009 by Jeff Strain, a former Blizzard employee and one of the co-founders of ArenaNet. They’re using Elixir … »

Elixir in production interview: Bruce Tate

A few months ago we had the opportunity to interview Bruce Tate about his experience using Elixir in production. Bruce Tate is the CTO of icanmakeitbetter. icanmakeitbetter is a market research company. They’re using Elixir to power their chat service. Watch the video below or read the interview to get to know his experiences with … »