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Issue #74 - Elixir v1.6 is coming in the next month!

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This week in Elixir

Less than 1 week to go for SpawnFest!
Join us next weekend for a world-wide Beam-based hackathon at SpawnFest! You can win some amazing prizes!

Elixir v1.6 is coming in the next month!
Take a look at what may be in the v1.6 release that's coming in january (hint: it's more than just a formatter).

Beyond Functions in Elixir
Dave shows us how to use advanced language features to refactor existing Elixir code for maintainability.

Introducing PlugCheckup
PlugCheckup provides a Plug for adding simple health checks to your app.

Using Python’s Bitcoin Libraries in Elixir
Paul is currently attempting to learn about the technical details of Bitcoin and blockchains. He blogged about how to use Python’s Bitcoin libraries in Elixir.

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

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