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Easy content and translation management with Yata

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Ecto Embedded Schemas — Quick search through a JSONB array in PostgreSQL

This post shortly describes how to create embedded schemas in Ecto to save a JSON data structure on your database, and how to implement a direct database search on this same field.

Microservices: 3 slips into over-engineering and 1 into under-engineering

In this article I make a case for simplicity when designing a microservice based architecture. When done right they yield valuable advantages such as autonomy and flexibility, but are paired with over-the-wire latency and deployment/hosting costs. This is not an advanced guided, but rather I want to help you question if you really need X approach, does it make to have a new process spin for it, can you have a glimpse of the hidden costs.

Unwelcome, Replicating, Evasive, Self-Healing Infrastructure for Elixir

Annelid is an evasive, self-healing process that replicates and spreads throughout a cluster of Elixir nodes. It operates by sending itself back and forth in AST form to other nodes in the cluster, like a contagious quine.

How to Use Elixir's Compiler to Avoid Typos

In this article, I want to describe how you can use elixir metaprogramming to avoid some runtime errors caused by typos. If you're passing around some handcrafted messages ex. %{name: "app_one_hello", payload: "payload"} you can easily introduce errors.

Financial Portfolio rebalancing with Elixir

A portfolio is a grouping of financial assets such as stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies and cash equivalents, as well as their fund counterparts, including mutual, exchange-traded and closed funds. A portfolio can also consist of non-publicly tradable securities, like real estate, art, and private investments.