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This week in Elixir
Badges & Elixir: Using Behaviours
Svilen and his team used Elixir’s Behaviours to build an internal API for badges (which his startup is all about).
Side projects in Elixir
Jason wrote a blog post about doing side projects in Elixir. It discusses the proper mindset for approaching side projects, finding ideas, and planning.
Structuring Elixir projects
Hubert wrote a love letter to OTP applications and umbrella projects on his company’s blog.
Exceptions in Elixir
Vitaly investigates how, in Elixir applications, exceptions are regularly thrown but rarely caught.
Refactoring Composable Queries with Ecto
Robert wrote this article on bringing a modular approach to how we craft queries make complex requests simple.
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