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Firestorm: An Open Source forum in Phoenix from ElixirSips by Josh Adams

DailyDrip is rebooting ElixirSips by building a production Phoenix-based Forum engine - Firestorm - and we're running a Kickstarter right now to help make it more awesome. In addition, we'll be producing a month of free daily content to take someone through the basics of Elixir, OTP, Ecto, and Phoenix as a thank you to all of our subscribers and backers.

this week's favorite

Binary data over Phoenix sockets

How to send raw binary data through channels in the Phoenix framework and read the data on the client. We will be using the MessagePack format to deliver the payload, gzipping when it makes sense to do so.

Elixir v1.4.0-rc.0 released

The most notable changes are the addition of the Registry module and the Task.async_stream/3 and Task.async_stream/5 which aid developers in writing concurrent software. Overall this is the smallest release since Elixir v1.0 and that's also a feature!

Tips for Getting Started with Elixir & IEx

If you’re new to Elixir, hopefully this post can help knock out a few of the basic problems you’d encounter in your first few hours of trying elixir, in order to get to the more interesting stuff faster!

Why elixir performs so bad here?

A discussion on why benchmark rated Elixir very poorly on performance.

Elixir: Your package should survive in production!

You are very good person! Great person! You have just created you first (or second, or third, etc.) package in Elixir language and published it to the Hex. You are nice enough to follow some conventions. At least this one.