This Week in Elixir and Erlang #13

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 #13

Welcome to the next-to-last issue for this year! I would like to wish all of you happy holidays and hope to see you next week too, for the recap of the year.


hackney 1.17.0 has been released #erlang #elixirlang
Elixir news and status updates from the community for Elixir and Phoenix

Community Voices


Elixir’s Creator José Valim on the Development of a New Language
#027 Ash Framework with Zach Daniel
Simon Glenn-Gregg on Building an Election Results Prototype in Elixir
Today’s guest, Simon Glenn-Gregg joins us to talk about using Elixir to build a prototype for a platform The Washington Post recently implemented to visualize the results of the 2020 elections in real-time.
Viktória Fördős on Erlang
Today we sit down with Erlanger Viktória Fördős, who talks with us about Erlang and how it is used at Cisco.


Back to the '70s with Serverless
Serverless, AWS Lambda, and mainframes versus the good old times of personal computing and simple client/servier systems.
How to debug Elixir/Erlang compiler performance - Dashbit Blog
Explore techniques to debug and improve performance of Erlang/Elixir compiler
Optimizing User Experience with LiveView - DockYard
Learn how LiveView enables rich UX and how to lean on client-side solutions when needed
Tips and Tricks for Keeping Elixir Projects up to date
Elixir has grown significantly since its inception in 2012 and has proven to bean effective programming language in a variety of industries. From gaming tofood and beverage companies to learning management systems, Elixir’s cleansyntax means this language will continue to increase in popularity.…
Learning Elixir’s GenServer with a real-world example
I started learning Elixir a few months ago, mostly through hacking on Papercups. I’m ashamed to say m...
Elixir Findings: Asynchronous Task Streams
The other day I was solving an exercise that involved calculating the frequency of letters in multiple texts in parallel using only a specific number of “workers”. This same exercise…
Step by Step Guide to Improving Cohesion in Elixir
It is the kind of code that makes you squint. It could be that stray business logic in a controller, a view that queries the database, or even two intertwined features that change for different reasons. I am talking about code that is hard to read.Cryptic code slows everything down. It is the thing…
Elixir Concurrent Testing Architecture
This article gets pretty deep into Elixir and is relatively advanced. If you’re new to this awesome programming language then you should peruse the intro guide to Elixir. This article comes with a…

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Build a Cryptocurrency Dashboard with Elixir and Phoenix LiveView