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🦸🏻‍♀️ Not all DevOps heroes wear capes, but they do use Honeybadger for monitoring 🦸🏻‍♂️

Let’s face it, your app is going to throw an error at some point (maybe even more than once…gasp!) Honeybadger simplifies your production stack by combining exception monitoring, uptime monitoring, and check-in monitoring into a single, easy to use platform. It also integrates with app you use: Slack, PagerDuty, GitHub, and tons more. Honeybadger makes it easy for you to be a DevOps hero.

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Compressing Text Files With Elixir

This post is the first in a series which will be exploring powerful, although seemingly basic, features of the Elixir programming language which make implementing the Huffman algorithm a breeze. Some of the features we will be using are: binary pattern matching, iolists, and recursion.

Shopix : an e-commerce platform built for the present & future

This platform is written using Elixir and the web framework Phoenix. Why another e-commerce platform? I'm quite sure that the technologies used (Elixir & Phoenix) enable strong foundation and good maintainability in the future.

My Take on Property-Based Testing

I’ll also use this chance to express some of my feelings and opinions about Property-Based Testing in general, since reading the book elicited quite a few of them. This will not be one of the usual articles on this blog, but I hope you’ll enjoy it anyway.

What’s new in Horde 0.5.0

Horde 0.5.0 has just been released, and there are a bunch of changes, so let’s take a look at some of the highlights! If you are new to Horde, read Introducing Horde — a distributed Supervisor in Elixir first.

Swapping React for Phoenix LiveView

Recently there has been some buzz in the Elixir community surrounding Phoenix LiveView, which promises SPA-like experiences without the need to write and maintain a heavy JavasScript application.