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This week in Elixir
Setting up Brotli on Nginx or Phoenix
Brotli is a relatively new compression format that has two big advantages over gzip. It’s faster at compressing things and it compresses them down to nearly ~25% smaller files!
When to use Elixir Language?
Hubert been asked multiple times recently questions about Elixir and if it’s a good fit for different projects.
Designing Token APIs for Architecting Flow in Elixir
The last post discussed the Token approach and examined when to use a Plug-like Token. This time we look at crafting Token APIs.
Using Nerves with Rpi3, Wifi and Picam
A friend of Paulos asked him about a remote device to monitor a physical machine in a production line. This post described what followed.
WebSocket Security with Phoenix Channels
The fine people at sauce recently went through a round of pen testing and had to deal with feedback on our use of WebSockets. Here is what they’ve done to get the WebSocket code to pass those pen tests
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