Elixir and Phoenix Screencasts

#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.

#3: Deploying Elixir with Heroku

Ready to deploy your Elixir application? In this episode we deploy our simple project to Heroku. You’ll see how easy and fast you can deploy an Elixir application.

#2: Adding Comments with Ecto Associations

In this episode we’ll add comments to our blog. We’ll use the Ecto has_many and belongs_to associations to build a relationship between our posts and comments.

#1: Getting Started with Phoenix

This episode is a simple walkthrough demonstrating how easy it is to get started using Phoenix. In it we’ll get started on a simple blogging application.