As has served me well every time I try to pick up a new technology or language, I need an interesting and challenging project to build once I’ve acquired as much book knowledge as I can endure. The same goes for learning Elixir. In that vein, I’m embarking on building a new package for the Elixir ecosystem named Spiro.Continue Reading "Kicking off Spiro"
So I recently (finally) decided to take the plunge and take a serious look at Ruby and Rails, so started pinging a colleague of mine who spends most of his day pounding around on a custom Rails app. After a couple weeks or so of setting up environments, digging through books, and plowing through the Ruby Koans, he asked me if I’d heard of a new language called Elixir and the Phoenix framework that has been creating quite a stir in Ruby circles…Continue Reading "Dipping my toes into Elixir"