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#40: Simple Search Form with Phoenix

In this episode we’ll add a simple search form to a Phoenix application. We’ll use Ecto to build our search query, along with PostgreSQL’s ‘ilike’ to make our search case-insensitive.

#39: Accepting Payments with Stripe

In this episode we’ll learn how to accept payments using Stripe. We’ll integrate Stripe Checkout into an existing Phoenix application in order to easily accept payment and shipping information.

#38: Chat Room in 8 Minutes

One of the great features of Phoenix is how easily it allows developers to include realtime functionality in applications. In this episode we’ll use Channels to build a simple chat application in 8 minutes.

#37: Charts with Chart.js Part 2

In this episode we’ll take what we did in Charts with Chart.js Part 1 and build on it. Let’s take advantage of Phoenix and use Channels to make our chart update in realtime.

#36: Charts with Chart.js Part 1

In Part 1 of this series we’ll set the foundation by building a simple chart using the chart.js library. Our chart will display a static count of our movie genres.

#35: Gravatar with Phoenix

Gravatar is a great way to easily display avatars. In this episode we’ll create simple helper function that we’ll use to display a user’s Gravatar.

#34: Elixir Guards

In this episode we take a look at guards and how we can use them in Elixir. We’ll start by using guards with functions to see how they work. Then we’ll extract them into custom guards with defguard.

#33: Elixir Control Flow

In this episode we’ll learn about three different control structures in Elixir: if/else, case, and cond. If you’re new to Elixir or just learning programming this is a great episode to start with.

#32: Intro to Agents

Elixir Agents are used to manage state. In this episode we’ll learn how we can use an Agent to update and retrieve some state of our own.