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BEAM VM wisdoms

This is the collection of easy to read (ELI5) articles as well as in-depth knowledge such as VM internals, memory layout, opcodes etc. The project is work in progress, so come back soon!

Using schemaless changesets to separate concerns between the web and business context

With schemaless changesets you have the power to hand craft validations for specific web form presentations and define firm boundaries of responsibilities between your web presentation layer and the business-specific contexts of your app.

Architecting GenServers for testability in Elixir

This post is an attempt to lay out my philosophy on how we should be designing GenServers in Elixir. It says “… for testability” in the title, and we’ll focus on that, but there’s also a lot here on deciding what and how to test, as well as thinking about what the testing can tell us about how the rest of the system will use our module.

Application code upgrades in Elixir

In this third and final part of my series about production code upgrades in Elixir, we will look at what happens during an application upgrade.

Elixir and Kubernetes: A love story

In the last few years, Kubernetes has been heavily adopted in many companies as the deployment and application orchestration solution.