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Elixir and Phoenix Screencasts

#73: Basic Auth

HTTP Basic Authentication is a simple way to add authenticate users in an application. In this episode we’ll see how to add basic auth to an Elixir application.

#72: Intro to Elixir Streams

In this episode we’ll get an introduction to Elixir Streams. We’ll see why they’re called “lazy enumerables” and how they can be composed to perform more complex transformations.

#71: Simple CMS with Thesis

In this episode we’ll checkout Thesis, which is a lightweight CMS for Elixir. We’ll see how we can use Thesis to easily edit content, add images, and add new pages of content.

#70: Updating Page Data with Channels

In this episode we’ll see how we can easily use Phoenix Channels to broadcast events from the server in order to update the client in realtime.

#69: Receiving Webhooks

In this episode we’ll learn how to consume a webhook. Our application will take the data from a Stripe webhook and use it update the corresponding user.

#68: Deploying with Gigalixir

In this episode we’ll be using Gigalixir to deploy an Elixir application. Gigalixir is a Platform as a Service that let’s you easily take advantage of all that Elixir has to offer like hot upgrades, distributed clustering, and a production observer.

#67: Custom Mix Task

You’ll use Mix tasks all the time when using Elixir, from creating a new Elixir project to seeding the database. In this episode we’ll learn how to create a custom Mix task.

#66: Pipe Operator

The pipe operator is one of the great features that makes it fun to write Elixir code. In this episode we’ll see how to use it to chain operations together in a way that’s easy to read.

#65: Installing Elixir with asdf

In this episode we’ll look at one way to install Elixir. We’ll be using the asdf version manager, which lets us manage multiple versions of programming languages like Elixir, Erlang, Node and more.

#64: Editor Setup for ElixirCasts

Curious about the editor and different packages we use on ElixirCasts? In this episode we’ll look at the Atom editor and the different Elixir-related packages that we use.

#63: Getting Started with Tasks

In this episode we’ll be exploring one of the key features of Elixir: tasks. Tasks make it easy to run Elixir code concurrently. In this episode we’ll look at some common ways Task is used.

#62: Simplifying Phoenix Controllers with action_fallback

In this episode we’ll be exploring one method to simplify Phoenix controllers using action_fallback. action_fallback allows you to specify a plug to handle errors in your controller.