Posts tagged "elixir"

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 … »

Elixir in times of microservices

Since microservices have been a common topic lately, there are a lot of questions about how Elixir fits in microservice architectures. On this post, I won’t focus on the merits of microservices, as many have already discussed that to exhaustion. In particular, Martin Fowler’s entry on the topic aligns well with my thoughts and is … »

Adding MySQL support to Ecto

A few months ago, I started learning Elixir by reading and doing the exercises from Dave Thomas’ book ‘Programming Elixir’. I was having a lot of fun on it, but I was missing a real project to put my hands on. At that time, José Valim was in Brazil and I had the chance of … »

Elixir in production interview: Garth Hitchens

Elixir running in an embedded device A few weeks ago we had the opportunity to interview Garth Hitchens about his experience with shipping Elixir software. Garth manages a development team at Rose Point Navigation Systems. They’re using Elixir to develop embedded software for navigation devices for marine markets. Watch the video below or read the … »

Companies using Elixir in production

One of the common questions we usually hear from people starting their journey in Elixir is: “who else is using it?”. We ourselves know that more and more companies are already using Elixir in production, but that information is not easily accessible… yet. A few weeks ago we tweeted: Companies using #elixirlang in production, a … »