Posts tagged "elixir"

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 … »

Introducing reducees

Elixir provides the concept of collections, which may be in-memory data structures, as well as events, I/O resources and more. Those collections are supported by the Enumerable protocol, which is an implementation of an abstraction we call “reducees”. In this article, we will outline the design decisions behind such abstraction, often exploring ideas from Haskell, … »

Plataformatec at Erlang Factory San Francisco 2015

Two weeks ago José Valim and I went to Erlang Factory San Francisco and we had a great time. Erlang Factory San Francisco is one of the biggest events in the Erlang community. One of the things that got me most excited about it was how many people were excited and talking about Elixir throughout … »

Build embedded and start permanent in Elixir 1.0.4

Elixir v1.0.4 ships with two new important options for new projects. If you generate a new application with mix new, you will see in your mix.exs: [build_embedded: Mix.env == :prod, start_permanent: Mix.env == :prod] Although those options were originally meant to be in Elixir v1.1, we have decided to bring them into v1.0.4 and do … »

Introducing Elixir Radar: the weekly email newsletter about Elixir

Tl;DR: We’re launching a weekly email newsletter about Elixir. It’s called Elixir Radar. We would like to invite you to subscribe to it. A little bit of Elixir’s history You may know José Valim. You may know Elixir. You may know Plataformatec. But you may not know the story of how Elixir was created and … »