Elixir Alchemy

Elixir Alchemy is our special email series where we dive deep into all things Elixir.

A Guide to Hot Code Reloading in Elixir

By Ilya Averyanov on

Discover how to use hot code reloading and updates in your production code upgrade in Elixir.

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Building Aggregates in Elixir and PostgreSQL

By Maciej Kaszubowski on

In this article, we will describe the roles and implementation of aggregates in Elixir and PostgreSQL.

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How to Test WebSocket Clients in Elixir with a Mock Server

By Pulkit Goyal on

Discover how to implement a long-running connection between two services with WebSocket, and then write unit tests for functionality.

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How Absinthe Uses Compilation Callbacks for Schema Validation in Elixir

By Devon Estes on

Absinthe manages to do a lot of interesting things during its compilation process, let's take a closer look at it.

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Top 5 Elixir Blog Posts in 2020 from AppSignal

By Milica Maksimović on

Check out the most appreciated Elixir posts on our blog in 2020.

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Understanding Associations in Elixir's Ecto

By Andrew Scorpil on

Data modeling in Ecto takes a bit of getting used to. The goal of this post is to give a short but definitive answer to this problem.

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Capabilities of Elixir's Logger

By Julio Sampaio on

Let's find out what can be done with Elixir's Logger.

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Monitoring Any System with StatsD and AppSignal's Standalone Agent

By Tomas Fernandez on

To extend monitoring everywhere and have all data in a single place, check out our standalone agent.

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Testing the Tricky Parts of an Absinthe Application

By Devon Estes on

In this post, we'll go through ways of making testing Absinthe easier

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The State of Elixir HTTP Clients

By Alex Koutmos on

Take a deep dive into Elixir HTTP client libraries — Mint and Finch.

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Building State Machines in Elixir with Ecto

By Miguel Palhas on

Learn when you should use state machines and how to build one with Elixir's Ecto.

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Best Practices for Background Jobs in Elixir

By Miguel Palhas on

Learn how to avoid some common mistakes while working with background jobs in Elixir.

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