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ex_debug_toolbar is a great new Elixir project that makes it easier to debug Phoenix applications and see stats about them. In this episode we'll learn how to use it with an existing Phoenix application.
How can you determine the performance of two pieces of code that have the same output? Benchmarking is the answer and Benchee is a great benchmarking framework for Elixir.
Phoenix 1.3 represents a major shift in how to build and think about Elixir Phoenix applications. In this episode learn how to upgrade an existing Phoenix application to 1.3.
We pick up where we left off in Part 1 of Sending Email with Bamboo. In this episode we add an email template and show how you can use Bamboo to compose multiple emails.
Sending email from an Elixir app is a common problem and Bamboo makes it easy. In this episode we’ll get started by using Bamboo to trigger a simple email from our application.
Creating custom error pages helps give your application a consistent feel - even when something goes wrong. In this episode we’ll customize the 404 and 500 error pages in a Phoenix application.
Jump into the Elixir GenServer module. In this episode we’ll get started using GenServer to create a simple shopping list module that can we can use to add, remove, and view our groceries.
Learn how to create documentation for an Elixir project with ExDoc. We’ll add documentation to an existing Elixir module and include doctests.
If you want to get started using Elixir, but don’t know where to begin - this is a great place to start. We’ll dive into how to create and call named and anonymous functions in Elixir.
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.
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.
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.