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How To Learn a New Programming Language

Rob Conery gives very useful tips how to find time and motivation to learn another language - in this case he went for Elixir.

Thinking About Function Signatures in Elixir

Rob Conery goes into the details of Elixir pattern matching and different function signatures and their uses.

Elixir 1.1 mix profile.fprof command

Joseph Kain shows a new profiling support that comes with Elixir 1.1.1.

Chat Service Architecture: Servers | Riot Games Engineering

Michal Ptaszek describes the infrastructure behind League of Legends chat servers built on top of Erlang Riot and OTP.

Elixir Fountain 2015-10-09 Live From ElixirConf

How to "expect(…).to" in Elixir

Henrik Nyh reveals the internals of expect to assertions in Espec in Elixir.

Erlang/Elixir's remote files

Juan Miguel Mora explains how to use files on a remote machine from Elixir.


A project that converts Elixir code into Javascript so you don't have to context switch between your front-end and back-end language.

Rails to Phoenix: taking the asset pipeline out for brunch

Tommy Fisher shows how to achieve similar results in Phoenix as with Rails Asset Pipeline.

Functors, Applicatives, and Monads in Elixir

Good old functors and monads.