Thinking Elixir Podcast

Thinking Elixir Podcast

Latest Episodes

LiveView Uploads with Chris McCord
December 01, 2020

We talk with Chris McCord about the Phoenix LiveView 0.15.0 release which includes uploads! Chris explains the background on the release and his video showing it off. He shares his go-to stack when starting a new Phoenix project (HINT it includes Tailw...

Gleam and Static Types with Louis Pilfold
November 24, 2020

We talk with Louis Pilfold about how he created Gleam, a static typed language that runs on the BEAM. Louis explains some of the challenges with bringing static types to the BEAM and shares ideas on what can possibly be done about it.

Running migrations in production with Patryk Bąk
November 17, 2020

We talk with Patryk Bąk about running migrations in production. For production systems where downtime or service interruptions are a problem, we sometimes need to take special care when migrating data structures or the data itself.

Tailwind CSS, Alpine.js and LiveView with Patrick Thompson
November 10, 2020

We talk with Patrick Thompson about the PETAL stack. The combination of Phoenix, Elixir, Tailwind CSS, Alpine.js and LiveView! Patrick and David help me understand why people are excited about Tailwind CSS and how it works nicely with Alpine.js.

LiveView v LiveWire, Alpine.js with Caleb Porzio
November 03, 2020

We reached outside the Elixir community to talk with Caleb Porzio. Caleb is the creator of PHP Laravel LiveWire, a framework inspired by LiveView. He created Alpine.js to help solve problems common to both LiveWire and LiveView.

Elixir and Art with Milada Majáková
October 27, 2020

We cover the news then talk with Milada Majáková about combining Elixir and art. Milada came new to Elixir from Architecture and Graphic Design. We reject the idea that people are either logical or artistic but not both. She shares her journey,

TDD and Phoenix with German Velasco
October 20, 2020

We cover the news then talk with German Velasco about his free book "Test-Driven Development with Phoenix". He shares his experiences of learning TDD at ThoughtBot, his writing process, tips and more. On TDD, we talk about the benefits we see,

JIT compiler for Beam with Lukas Larsson and John Högberg
October 13, 2020

We cover the news then talk with Lukas Larsson and John Högberg to learn about the new BeamAsm project that brings a JIT compiler to Erlang OTP and Elixir. This is a very exciting development for all Beam languages and they break down for us what it is...

Gleam, Games and Types with Quinn Wilton
October 06, 2020

We cover the news then talk with Quinn Wilton about Gleam, a static typed language on the BEAM and why Elixir devs should care about it. We learn about her Chip8 emulator that renders game ROMs to LiveView,

Inside Elixir Radar with Hugo Baraúna
September 29, 2020

We cover the news then talk with Hugo Baraúna, the guy behind Elixir Radar, to get the inside scoop. Would you like to increase the chances of your blog post being featured by Elixir Radar? Hugo shares how!