We already introduced how you can use Elixir and Phoenix for building extremely high performance and low maintenance system. Now we are ready to answer the question why Phoenix templates make web development so great?
Earlier we tried to explain you Elixir programming language from the Rubyist’s perspective. Elixir and Ruby are similar in some points and one can benefit from using some core principles of the other. Today we found the other post that explains how learning Elixir can make you a better programmer.
It seems, that this digest will be the last in 2018. So we tried to complete it with the most viable, useful and interesting information you will need at the beginning of 2019. We picked different technologies we were using this year and grouped them for you easy-to-find the needed one. Please, enjoy! And don’t forget to follow Syndicode’s updates in 2019. We are happy to have you with us! Now’s the time for Syndicode Digest #75 – New Year’s Jedi!
Future is already here! You can clearly see it when using different IoT devices. You used to it and don’t recognize the great software behind. This time we want you to hear about Nerves framework for developing embedded software with Elixir. Its name is NervesHub and it can help you to manage over-the-air firmware updates for Elixir and Nerves!
How many of you have tried your luck? We’re not talking about gambling or ruffling. We’re talking about belief in your chance, even if you know that there’s no chance at all. Theoretically, this way of behavior is at low probability among programmers because they can predict what will happen according to different assumptions and calculations. But it is also observed that sometimes programmers have no idea what they are doing at all. And the hope that everything will be ok is the only one thing that helps them to continue. Try to identify your type of behavior while reading our new ‘Syndicode Digest #73 – Rare possibility’!
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!
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.
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!
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!