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Automatic and manual Ecto migrations

Ecto ships with built-in support for database migrations via Mix tasks and the Ecto.Migrator module. Migrations are most commonly used for database schema changes like creating tables, columns, etc.

Phoenix LiveView Updates: Introducing Uploads

Another year of ElixirConf means even more Phoenix LiveView updates from our very own Chris McCord. In his keynote presentation, Chris shared the latest features users can look forward to in this long-awaited iteration and its exciting applications. Spoiler alert: it’s an exciting addition to the reactive and user-friendly experience you already know and love.

Real time communication at scale with Elixir at Discord

From day one, Discord has used Elixir as the backbone of its chat infrastructure. When Discord first adopted the language, they were still working on building a viable business, with many questions and challenges in front of them. Elixir played a crucial role in giving them the desired technological flexibility to grow the company and also became the building block that would allow their systems to run on a massive scale.

Setting up Google OAuth in Phoenix

This post will focus on how to set up Google OAuth as a third-party login option for user authentication into the app built with the Phoenix web framework.

Demystifying distributed tracing in Elixir

Today we are going to discuss a very important topic when we come to discuss microservices architecture, i.e. Distributed tracing across the system when we have so many small applications running and each application has one or many microservices. In this kind of architecture, there are applications talking to each other and passing data around.


The Tech Resume Inside Out: What a Good Developer Resume Looks Like

A practical guide written by the people who do the resume screening: engineering managers and technical recruiters working at tech companies. Also, Gergely gives the book for free to developers who have lost their jobs due to current world situation.