Smart Software Season 2 - Elixir Internals

Our first episode of season two is out today! Our theme this time is Elixir Internals, and we’re talking with creators of some of the most popular Elixir libraries.

Episode one is out now, we spoke with Brooklyn Zelenka on Witchcraft, type systems, property-based checking, Dialyzer, and more.

https://podcast.smartlogic.io/season-two-zelenka

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S2E2 Bryan Joseph on ElixirScript is out!

We talked with Bryan about ElixirScript’s architecture, inner workings of the compiler, binary pattern matching, getting the word out, the current state of the project and hopes for the future.

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Great episode with Bryan :023:

If anyone’s interested, here is the thread Bryan referred to:

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S2E3 Paul Schoenfelder on Distillery is out today!

We talked with Paul about how Distillery got started, where it is now, and where he sees it going in the future, his journey into the startup world; hot upgrades and when they’re useful, and more.

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Smart Software S2E4 is out today! We talked with Meryl Dakin from the Flatiron School about moving from Ruby to Elixir, her library Token Alchemist, and more.

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S2E5 René Föhring on Credo — why he built the library, how it’s different from other code analysis tools, and lessons he’s learned working in the open source community.

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In our latest episode, we talked with Chris Keathley from Bleacher Report about Wallaby, Raft, concurrent tests, why he doesn’t work on front ends, consensus algorithms, and how he got started contributing to open source projects.

S2E6 Chris Keathley on Wallaby and Raft

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New episode! Todd Resudek on Hex; learn about Todd’s top five underground features of Hex, how the team makes decisions, and what features are in the pipeline.

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Latest episode is out: Michał Muskała on Ecto and jason. We talked with Michał about database communication, lexing and tokenizing, macros and performance in jason.

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New episode! Shanti Chellaram on Pri-Queue and raft_erl; learn about priority queues, bootstrapped skew binomial heaps, and Shanti’s advice for someone just starting out in Elixir.

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Latest episode: Sophie DeBenedetto on Excrypt and Railway. We talk with Sophie about her first experiences with open source and contributing to the Elixir School, and some of the challenges of working with encryption.

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This week’s episode features our very own Eric Oestrich, talking about ExVenture:

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New episode! Dave Lucia on Rustler. We talked with Dave about Rust and Elixir, how he got involved in open source, and his tips for folks who are wanting to contribute.

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The final episode of Season 2 is out today! Give it a listen for a little bit of a recap, plus what’s coming up for Season 3.

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Hey Justus and Eric, just wanted to let you know I’ve been enjoying your podcast very much and I do hope you can produce a 3rd season. Thank you for making my daily commute more agreeable :slight_smile:

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Aww thanks! We’re working on prep for Season Three as we speak, should be the best one yet :slight_smile:

Thanks for listening and glad you’re enjoying our conversations!

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