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.
Probably, you don’t remember the first gamepads. So as we don’t. But they existed and seemed perfect for the first players. The same happening with the software – back in the 1970s 2KB of RAM was enough for sending people to the moon. Now 1.5GB of RAM lets you just run Slack. Anyway, the world progress is unstoppable. Let’s evolve from primitive gamepad to Nintendo Switch in out new Syndicode Digest #48 – Gamepad jury!
Elixir is a dynamic and functional language designed for building scalable and maintainable applications. Sounds great! And there are many people who love Elixir, so do we! But don’t you want to know why Ruby developers are all learning Elixir? You’re invited to join ElixirConf EU and get 20% off the price of tickets!
Today we devote our digest to the power of controlling your body and brain. If you can work out to gain some muscles, why can’t you work out to train your brain? Drills, exercises, and practice could become a necessary part of your schedule. And if will get used to it, soon you will be the real Mister (or Miss) Brain Muscle. You can start right now with our newest Syndicode Digest #42 – Mr. Brain Muscle!
On this frosty day, it’s nice to hear that you are the best icicle. Especially from your boss. Whatever it means you should know that this is a good sign. Sometimes we hear things we don’t understand. Make sure you do your best to get into it. For the news, Syndicode Digest #39 – Best Icicle includes only well-explained news you will obviously understand and consider for your further projects!