Elixir and Phoenix Screencasts

#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.

#6: Parsing Markdown in Elixir with Earmark

In this episode we’ll use Earmark to parse Markdown in an Elixir application. Then we’ll take a look at how we can use it from the command line.

#5: Versioned API with Phoenix

Phoenix is a great framework for building API’s in Elixir. In this episode learn how to create a versioned JSON API.

#4: Elixir Pagination with Scrivener

In this episode we’ll use Scrivener for our pagination. You’ll learn how to use the Scrivener Ecto library to handle our pagination and then work in Scrivener HTML to style our pagination links.