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#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.

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#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.

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#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.

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#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.

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#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.

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#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.

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#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.

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#61: Twitter Authentication

In this episode we’ll be adding the ability for users to sign in to a Phoenix web application with Twitter. We’ll use Ueberauth to help us handle the OAuth flow to and from Twitter.

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#60: Formatting Numbers

In this episode we’ll use the Number package to help us format numbers for an application. We’ll see how we can convert numbers to different formats like currency, percent, and phone number.

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#59: Getting State from a GenServer

In this episode we’ll explore how we can separate the client API of a GenServer from its server callbacks. This can be a good idea to help break GenServer modules up as they become more complex.

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#58: Recurring Work with GenServer

In this episode we’ll look at how we can use a GenServer to schedule some recurring work. We’ll create a GenServer fetches the price of a Bitcoin at a regular interval.

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