Our new ‘Syndicode Digest #59 – Intrusive code’ will be a real lighthouse for the lost developers. If you feel desperation and disappointment – you wrong! Because every effort you made, even if you can’t see the result for a long time, makes you closer to your goal. Even if you don’t know what your goal is yet. Keep trying and never give up!
This article is the translation based on the original material by Irina Linnik. We decided that these thoughts and considerations she wrote about can be quite useful for our English-speaking audience. Here we will tell you basic pros and cons of functional programming and show why you should consider it.
You’re not very sportive, aren’t you? According to different surveys, developers not really used to take care of their body health. 52.7% of developers spend from 9 to 12 hours on a computer, and 37.4% of them don’t exercise! But that is not related only to developers because nowadays every single person sitting in front of the computer more then 8 hours a day has the same problem. Of course, you can’t skip your work and go exercise. However, you can do some sports in between or after. Think about that! And read our Syndicode Digest #57 – Sports preceding!
Nowadays people can hardly imagine themselves without smartphones. How many times have you been away but replied to your Slack work channel like you’re at work? Well, technically you were at work because you did all the stuff you needed using your phone. Except coding, of course. And there’s no escape from your chats, workflows, connections, and notifications unless you turn off your phone. But you will never do this! Right? By the way, is there a chance you’re reading our ‘Syndicode Digest #55 – Wakeful telephone’ on your smartphone?
As a Ruby on Rails agency, we choose Ruby as our main programming language. But at the same time, we do use Elixir for a big part of our projects. How do we know when to use one of these programming languages? Here is the summary of the decision-making process. Elixir vs Ruby – where to use?
Do you remember when we introduced you the awesome list of Ruby conferences to visit in 2018? But here in Syndicode, we also use Elixir! So, as we did it with Ruby, we decided to create the list of Elixir and Erlang events to visit in 2018. By the way, check conferCal that is a conference calendar for developers and other people in tech.
Any discussion could benefit from a friendly approach. Whenever you hate a technology your opponent support, nothing prevents you from saying you dislike something with a smile. Well, it wouldn’t save you from antipathy, but make your conversation less dangerous. p.s. We hope you love all the news we brought today in our weekly Syndicode Digest #54 – Friendsome antagonist! If not, just smile.
This is the most recent and complete tutorial on how to build a JSON API using Elixir and Phoenix. Step-by-step you will create a small, but fully operational JSON API with Phoenix 1.3 and Elixir for web applications.
Sometimes you have to reschedule something to replace it with more important stuff. That happened to our Friday Syndicode Digest which now appeared to be the real Monday Digest! It doesn’t mean you will read something out of date we collected last Friday. It just means you will read the more recent news we just picked for you in our unexpected Syndicode Digest #52 – Monday’s Child!
We are happy to write about the latest news with useful tools and updates. The last version of Credo received only the two minor new features. But it is still worth sharing! Credo is a static code analysis tool emphasizing code consistency and teaching. Credo v0.9.1 released!