Elixir and Phoenix Screencasts

#15: Sending Email with Bamboo Part 2

We pick up where we left off in Part 1 of Sending Email with Bamboo. In this episode we add an email template and show how you can use Bamboo to compose multiple emails.

#14: Sending Email with Bamboo Part 1

Sending email from an Elixir app is a common problem and Bamboo makes it easy. In this episode we’ll get started by using Bamboo to trigger a simple email from our application.

#13: Custom Error Pages in Phoenix

Creating custom error pages helps give your application a consistent feel - even when something goes wrong. In this episode we’ll customize the 404 and 500 error pages in a Phoenix application.

#12: Intro to GenServer

Jump into the Elixir GenServer module. In this episode we’ll get started using GenServer to create a simple shopping list module that can we can use to add, remove, and view our groceries.

#11: Documentation with ExDoc

Learn how to create documentation for an Elixir project with ExDoc. We’ll add documentation to an existing Elixir module and include doctests.

#10: Intro to Elixir Functions

If you want to get started using Elixir, but don’t know where to begin - this is a great place to start. We’ll dive into how to create and call named and anonymous functions in Elixir.

#9: Elixir Job Processing with Exq

The Exq library is a great option if you need a Redis backed job processing library. In this episode we’ll walk through setting up Exq as well as the corresponding ExqUI library.

#8: SEO Friendly URLs with Phoenix

Many people look to slugs for URLs that are memorable and easy to share. In this episode we’ll see how easy it is to use slugs in a Phoenix application.

#7: Command Line Applications with Escript

Elixir has a great tool for building command line applications called escript. In this episode we create a rock-paper-scissors game and see how to parse arguments from the command line.