This Week in Elixir and Erlang #5

A few links and news shared by the Elixir and Erlang community. No more, no less. Instead of a newsletter.


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This Week in Elixir and Erlang #5

Dear readers I started this series with the intention that it remains exclusively as blog posts. I believe that there are quite a few popular Elixir newsletters out there already. Yet, enough of you reached out to me asking for weekly emails, which made me create this extremely short survey. Your feedback is greatly appreciated.


Announcements

ElixirConf EU Virtual October 2020
Auf YouTube findest du großartige Videos und erstklassige Musik. Außerdem kannst du eigene Inhalte hochladen und mit Freunden oder mit der ganzen Welt teilen.
Keynote recordings from the second virtual instalment of ElixirConf EU are up on YouTube and can be watched for free.
A brand new book on genetic algorithms with Elixir is coming soon.

Articles

A brief introduction to BEAM
This post is a brief primer on BEAM, the virtual machine that executes user code in the Erlang Runtime System (ERTS). It’s intended to help those new to BEAM follow an upcoming series of posts about the JIT in OTP 24, leaving implementation details for later.
Compile Elixir applications into single executable binaries, with Bakeware
Video Chat with LiveView and OpenTok - DockYard
Using Phoenix LiveView and OpenTok to deliver on the promise of video chat with minimal development effort
Phoenix Live View: Handling long-loading data with GenServer | Prograils
GenServer in Phoenix Live View is useful when it comes to long-loading data in Elixir/Phoenix apps. Check out for yourselves how to use it!
Authentication and authorisation in Phoenix Liveview
Lean Panda is currently developing several Elixir applications using Phoenix LiveView. In this article, we discuss how to secure your Phoenix Liveview application.
Instrumenting your Phoenix application using telemetry
Gain insight into events and performance measurements from your Phoenix application with a simple but scalable integration of telemetry.
How to build a self-healing system using supervision tree in Elixir
Are you tired of all the error handling just to cover some edge-case error that happen once in a blue moon? Leverage Elixir’s implementation of supervision tree to build systems that take care of themselves.
Why and how to avoid ‘type’ fields on your domain models
Some time ago I wrote about decomposing domain models to avoid ‘state’ fields. Today, I want to explore another technique - avoiding type fields.

Projects

blandinw/homelander
Simple command supervision powered by Erlang/OTP. Contribute to blandinw/homelander development by creating an account on GitHub.
Lunatic
Lunatic: A platform for building fast, secure and scalable actor systems.

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