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A true alchemist is never done exploring. And neither are we. Sign up for our Elixir Alchemy email series and receive deep insights about Elixir, Phoenix and other developments.

Understanding Elixir’s GenStages: Querying the Blockchain

By Miguel Palhas on

A dive into Elixir's GenStage module and backpressure using an example querying the blockchain

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Hot Code Reloading in Elixir

By Jeff Kreeftmeijer on

How to upgrade code in a running Elixir application without restarting. 🏎

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How OTP Applications are structured

By Jeff Kreeftmeijer on

OTP uses applications to package code into units or components. In this edition of Elixir Alchemy, we'll learn about how Elixir applications are used, configured and compiled.

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Lists vs Tuples in Elixir

By Miguel Palhas on

In this episode of Elixir Alchemy, we’ll explore the use of Lists and Tuples in Elixir. We’ll take a look at how each of these data structures is used and see when it’s appropriate to use either one over the other.

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Parsing Numbers in Elixir

By Miguel Palhas on

In this episode of Elixir Alchemy, we'll see how parsing integers and floats from strings work in Elixir and other programming languages.

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Deconstructing Elixir's GenServers

By Jeff Kreeftmeijer on

Elixir uses GenServers to keep state and run code asynchronously. But how does this work? In this episode of Elixir Alchemy, we'll deconstruct Elixir's GenServer module to see how it works under the hood.

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Supervisors:
Building fault-tolerant
Elixir applications

By Gonzalo Jiménez Fuentes on

In the second edition of Elixir Alchemy, Gonzalo explains supervision in Elixir applications.

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Demystifying processes in Elixir

By Jeff Kreeftmeijer on

In the first edition of Elixir Alchemy, we'll dive into processes in Elixir by deconstructing the Task module.

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