Earlier you could face some problems trying to find an IDE where you can run and debug your Elixir project. But today we found a tool using which Visual Studio Code is now able to run and debug Elixir projects! It is called ‘Mix’.
Sometimes you think that there’s no time to read all of your updates and important news. The developers’ world is so dynamic that you would hardly ever reach the end of your newsfeed. But you can peck some of the most important stuff from our weekly ‘Syndicode Digest #68 – Vegan pecks’! We did all the hard work for you! For instance, you should know that Firefox 62 added support for Variable Fonts, or that Visual Studio Code released a new version this August, with Settings editor UI and Custom menu bar… Let’s move to the main part!
Nobody is perfect. And you too. And your code, project, commit etc. The only way to find out the how you rate what you did is the level how happy you are with it. The same thing happening with bad evaluations. Who are they, those experts who can tell you that your contribution (you have spent several months to complete) is a disaster? All the opinions are subjective. So relax and enjoy your lovely long-created ‘disaster’. And make it better next time, please. p.s. Our ‘ Syndicode Digest #67 – Imperfect aftermath’ is not perfect too! But so good!
Two weeks ago we made our previous digest about the most important news in the software development world. It seems that so much had happened since that time! But we’re here, we came back to make your Friday evening full of meaningful information and important updates! Take a seat and get ready for our new Syndicode Digest #66 – Overwhelming dimensions…
You can never expect for inspiration to come when you need it. Oh, no, it doesn’t work like this. The inspiration has got the most stupid habit to come when you’re sleeping, or eating, or chatting and then you tend to forget about the idea very fast. Because you were busy with some other urgent tasks or your head was filled with other thoughts, not very related to the inspiration motive. However, never rely on inspiration! It is a pretty vital but bad companion. That is why we worked on our ‘Syndicode Digest #64 – Whenever inspiration’ regardless of the afflatus but relying on the most interesting materials we collected during this week!
As we became fans of functional programming we’d like to share with you any piece of interesting information related to this field. Elixir and Phoenix are absolutely fantastic for building extremely high performance, low maintenance systems, and GraphQL’s ability to fetch huge sets of data in varied ways makes Elixir a particularly great symbiotic fit. Today we will show you an ‘Introduction to GraphQL with Elixir and Phoenix’ created by Brandon Richey.
Some type of knowledge does go outdated. But some data and recipes, ways and tools just going to be improved and reused again and again. How to know whether your knowledge is still valid in new conditions and times? How do you understand when you can apply some old tricks for the new issues? A human brain is a real magic box without capacity limits. And sometimes there’s no need to learn something new. All you have to do is to revise what you already have. Let’s do some knowledge revision with our new Syndicode Digest #63 – Unhide revision.
All of us like when the path is investigated and the lessons are learned. When you have no need to adopt new rules and rely on your own skills. But that is the way you will never learn anything new. That is why every talented developer has to leave the nest of his or her first successful workplace. Not because it’s bad, but because there is the need to move on. Let’s move on with our new ‘Syndicode Digest #62 – Wonderful nidicolous’!
Last week we showed you Elixir from a Rubyist’s Perspective. Today we’re going back to a technical path and will share with you a new tool we recently found. If you use Elixir you might wonder about how to handle distributed transactions. To run them you can use Sagas pattern. And Sage is a Sagas pattern implementation in Elixir!
History repeats itself. And we sometimes come back to the already forgotten basics that might seem actual as never before. Moreover, things we had at the start might be even more reliable than their promising modifications. However, the world is moving forward and we happy about nowadays inventions. But what will happen if one day Earth’s magnetic field will stop working? If it happens our ‘Syndicode Digest #60 – Atavism adopter’ will no longer be available for you to read. So enjoy it now!
As our materials about ‘Elixir vs Ruby – where to use?‘ and recent ‘Pros and cons of functional programming‘ resonated with many of you we decided to share the next interesting article today! We found Sihui Huang thoughts on the first impressions of Elixir from a Rubyist’s Perspective quite reasonable and highlighted some key points for you!