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Issue #112 - How to Parse XML Documents in Elixir

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This week in Elixir

Embedded Elixir (without Nerves)
Lasse needed to deploy Elixir on an embedded linux, but did not have the luxury of being able to use Nerves. Great read!

How to Parse XML Documents in Elixir
A tutorial on how to parse XML documents in Elixir.

Announcing Distillery 2.0
Learn more about the latest iteration of Elixir's release tooling from Pauls announcement on the Dockyard blog!

Quote Do, Unquote, Use, Require, and Import? – Flatiron Labs – Medium
Avi explains where Elixir modules get their functions when they’re not explicitly defined from the perspective of a Rails developer.

breethe-server - Air Quality Data for Locations around the World
The fine folks at simplabs open sourced breethe-server - an air quality app for locations around the world.

Elixir 1.7.3 has been released
Elixir 1.7.3 is a maintenance release including bug fixes.

Simulating Texas Hold'em in Elixir
Inspired by an article by Todd Sharp, Ray wrote an article on simulating a Texas Hold’em hand in Elixir.

Configuring SASL Reporting for Your Elixir Application
Justin writes about SASL, a required dependency if you want to use Erlang’s hot code loading features in Elixir.

Even more from around the Elixir community

Elixir Mix: Hubert Lepicki Podcast

Parsing Referral Codes with the Phoenix Framework Video

Custom Mix Task Video

Building A Real-Time App With Phoenix Blog post

The Interaction of API Calls w/ Ecto.preload and Mox Blog post

Debugging Your Phoenix, Elixir and Rails Applications Inside Docker Containers Blog post

Add Docker to Elixir/Phoenix Projects in one Command Blog post

Errors are not Exceptional Blog post

ExVenture Updates for August 2018 Blog post

Computing Fingering Distance with Dr. Levenshtein Blog post

How Convenience Apps Are Making Life Better For Reclusive Individuals Blog post

Open-sourcing CaptainFact Backend (Elixir, Phoenix, Absinthe) Project update

A Simple HTTP Client Added to Raxx Project update

Cloak v0.7.0 released! Project update

EventSocketOutbound v0.2.0 released Project update

Conway’s Game of Life in Elixir Project update

That's it for this round, have a great day!
@rrrene from ElixirWeekly

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