Issue #10: Object Orientation, Insanity and Generating 3,000 Thumbnails per Minute

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Welcome to Issue #10

Woohoo! We made it to Issue #10, which is a rather lean one.

But don't be fooled by it's relative slimness: There are some goodies at the end, like Saša talking about High availability with Elixir and Erlang at Full Stack Fest and a nice photo gallery from ElixirConf.

This week in Elixir

5 emerging programming languages with a bright future
Christian describes 5 languages that he thinks will "emerge" over the coming years. Spoiler: Your favorite BEAM language is in there ;-)

Object Orientation in Ruby and Elixir
Mike shows us how the lines between object-oriented and functional programming blur. Interesting read, even for non-Rubyists!

Insanity with Elixir, Phoenix and PostgreSQL
This is not a "how to build a blog" article. If you do what Barry is about to do, people will look at you funny (and probably should).

3,000 Thumbnails per Minute on Heroku Free Dyno
Have you ever tested speed of Elixir on Heroku using OTP? What about generating 3,000 thumbnails per minute on a Heroku Free Dyno?

Composable APIs with Elixir pipes
Taking lessons from Plug and Ecto, this article shows how they manage to create composable and intuitive APIs that fit well into pipe chains.

Artificial Neural Networks, Elixir, And You
The first of a new blog series by Quentin about designing and building Artificial Neural Networks from scratch in Elixir.

Memory Game built with Phoenix and Elm
Max made this memory/concentration game using Elixir, Phoenix and Elm. Oh, and you can play it with/against friends over the "Internet" :)

Community Corner Help wanted

Credo: False positive with grouped logic in if statement

In this section, I want to highlight projects that are looking for contributors. To add your project to this section, just press reply!
That's it for this round, have a great day!
@rrrene from ElixirWeekly

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