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This week in Elixir
Poncho Projects in Nerves
Greg tells us how umbrella projects can be problematic for a Nerves-based project and why he prefers "ponchos" over "umbrellas" for this very reason.
Optimizing Your Elixir and Phoenix projects with ETS
Chris McCord shows us how to optimize our Elixir and Phoenix applications with a fast in-memory store (ETS).
Demystifying processes in Elixir
In the first edition of Elixir Alchemy, the fine folks of AppSignal dive into processes in Elixir by deconstructing the Task module.
When to use processes in Elixir - Part 2
Omar shows us how all the code we write in Elixir runs in processes and how we can write long running concurrent tasks.
Elixir for Java Developers, Episode I
Jusabe looks at Elixir from the viewpoint of a Java veteran and shows programmers with a similar background how to put all the objects, classes and interfaces aside for a moment.
Unai published Veritaserum, a simple sentiment analisys library for Elixir. It’s based on the AFINN-165 word list and also supports emojis!
Pattern Matching And State Machines
Learn how to build a template engine, leveraging pattern matching and state machines while measuring overall performance.
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