Posts tagged "elixir"

Long projects in your free time

This year The Pragmatic Bookshelf and I released the Learn Functional Programming With Elixir book, and its first chapter is available here. It took me one year and a half to finish the book. Yeah, it took a long time! Why did it take that long? I think the main reason is: all my researching, … »

What’s new in Elixir – Jun/18

Erlang/OTP 21.0 was just released and work on the upcoming Elixir v1.7 release is ongoing. In this post, we highlight some of the features that have already landed in the Elixir master branch. Elixir will now provide hints of where a mistake may have happened when you forget a do or an end (commit). Erlang/OTP … »

Adopting Elixir: the book and beyond!

Adopting Elixir is a new book from PragProg, written by Ben Marx, José Valim and Bruce Tate, with the goal of exploring the Elixir adoption life-cycle from concept, to development and into production. After all, adopting a new technology is more than programming. Although a relatively young language, Elixir has plenty of learning resources available. … »

Nested Layouts With Phoenix

Over the last few weeks, we have been building a web application in one of our clients and ended up duplicating some template code. These new pages had something in common between them, but not with the rest of the application. We needed an inner layout to reuse the template code between these pages, however, … »

Elixir, processes and this thing called OTP

One of the notable features provided by the Elixir language is the way it handles concurrency, how this is beneficial on a daily basis and adds value to the final software. And one of the things that comes up when learning about concurrency in Elixir is an acronym we hear a lot, called OTP. OTP The … »

Elixir, processos e esse tal de OTP

Uma das grandes características da linguagem Elixir é a maneira como ela lida com concorrência, como isso traz benefícios no dia-a-dia e como isso agrega valor ao software final. Quando vamos estudar sobre concorrência, uma das coisas que surgem durante esse aprendizado é uma tal sigla que escutamos muito, chamada OTP. OTP A sigla significa … »