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#81: Building Structs from External Data

Here we’ll see how structs can be used to format data. We’ll start with an introduction to structs and then explore different ways to map external data to a struct, including using the ExConstructor package.

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#80: Proactive Caching

In this episode we’ll use proactive caching with Cachex. Proactive caching can help ensure there is never a cache miss since data is loaded when the application starts.

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#79: Caching with Cachex

Here we look at how to use Cachex to create a cache in an Elixir application. We’ll start by seeing how to interact with Cachex and then we’ll implement a simple cache in our application.

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#78: Phoenix Contexts

Phoenix contexts are modules that group associated functionality. To see how they work, we’ll build a simple blog with comments. This is a great episode for anyone new to Phoenix or wanting to see how contexts work.

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#77: Validating API Parameters Part 2

In this episode we’ll explore another way to validate API params. We’ll update our existing example to use the Params package, which reduces much of the boilerplate of defining Ecto schemas and changesets.

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#76: Validating API Parameters Part 1

In this episode we’ll see how we can validate API parameters . We’ll take a simple search API and use schemaless Ecto changesets to validate the request parameters.

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#75: Upgrading to Phoenix 1.4

In this episode we’ll look at how we can upgrade a Phoenix application to use the new Phoenix 1.4 release.

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#74: Erlang Term Storage - ETS

In this episode we’re getting started with Erlang Term Storage or ETS. We’ll learn the basics of storing data with ETS, then we’ll expand on that to see how ETS can be used in a Phoenix application.

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#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.

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#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.

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#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.

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