Impressions From My First ElixirConf

02. September 2016 Conference, Elixir 1
I spent the past 3 days in Orlando at Elixir & Phoenix Conference 2016.  I first learned of Elixir a little bit more than a year ago. I read some docs but not much more than that.  I remember telling people at Dev Workshop Indy that they should keep their ears out for it, because it’s ...

Getting Semantic UI to Work with BrunchJS

14. August 2016 Elixir, Howto 2
This weekend I’ve been playing around with a Phoenix application. By default, it appears as if Phoenix uses Bootstrap, but I’m not a fan of Bootstrap, so I wanted to bring in Semantic UI. I ran into a problem, however, trying to configure my brunch-config.js file.  (Phoenix uses brunch by default. You can turn it off, ...

Benchee on the web — BencheeWeb

08. July 2016 Elixir, Howto 0
About a month ago, I saw this Tweet sent out on the #MyElixirStatus hashtag. I clicked through to read Tobias’ blog. I pulled the code from hex (https://hex.pm/packages/benchee) and played around with it a bit. I saved the tweet because I immediately thought of sites I’ve used in the past like jsperf, that let people ...

I Wrote an Elixir Thing Today

20. June 2016 Elixir, Howto 0
I’ve been playing with Elixir for a few weeks now. I’ve really enjoyed it. But most of what I’ve been doing has just been programming exercises. Specifically over at exercism. That’s been great, it’s made me think in Elixir for a while. But at the end of the day, it reminded me of my Intro ...