Elixir Outlaws

The hallway track of the Elixir community

About the show

Elixir Outlaws is an informal discussion about interesting things happening in Elixir. Our goal is to capture the spirit of a conference hallway discussion in a podcast.

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  • Episode 86: Time is problematic

    December 31st, 2020  |  42 mins 32 secs
    distributed systems, hybrid logical clocks, ordering

    The main topics this week are ordering and time.

  • Episode 85: Showin' up and sayin' words

    December 17th, 2020  |  49 mins 37 secs
    mentoring, papers.

    The topics this week: how to be a better mentor, reading white papers, and developing your skill set.

  • Episode 84: The G stands for Garbage

    October 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins
    overload, resilience engineering

    This week Chris and Amos discuss handling failure, overload, distributed transactions, and resilience.

  • Episode 83: The seven levels of shell

    October 1st, 2020  |  59 mins 34 secs

    This week the hosts are joined by Friend of the Show Jeff Weiss.

  • Episode 82: Rapid Is Relative

    September 10th, 2020  |  39 mins 18 secs
  • Episode 81: That's not math

    September 3rd, 2020  |  41 mins 59 secs
    coffee, interviewing

    The main topic this week is how to conduct better interviews.

  • Episode 80: The ish is what matters

    August 13th, 2020  |  36 mins 38 secs
    design, sgp, single global process

    The main topic this week is modeling problems with data and the dangers of the single global process.

  • Episode 79: Providing Value

    August 6th, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min

    This week Chris and Amos discuss keyboards, contracting, and what it means to focus on "quality".

  • Episode 78: Strategically planned coffees

    July 23rd, 2020  |  33 mins 17 secs
    business logic

    This week the hosts discuss business logic and how to think differently.

  • Episode 77: I'm here to tear it all down

    July 9th, 2020  |  57 mins 12 secs
    business logic, ddd

    This week Chris and Amos talk about Business Logic, encapsulation, and building systems with simpler parts.

  • Episode 76: Mouth Feel: The Lost Episode

    July 2nd, 2020  |  40 mins 5 secs

    In this previously lost episode, the hosts completely avoid discussing Elixir.

  • Episode 75: Is this the Keynote?

    July 2nd, 2020  |  40 mins 50 secs
    audience questions, elixirconfeu, keynote, remote conferences

    This week the hosts are giving a Keynote at ElixirConfEU.

  • Episode 74: A Tale As Old As Time

    June 4th, 2020  |  42 mins 43 secs

    This week Chris and Amos discuss rewriting services into elixir

  • Episode 73: A very forgetful god

    May 21st, 2020  |  46 mins 51 secs

    This week, Amos and Chris discuss telemetry and how to use it in your libraries.

  • Episode 72: Now you know what a monad is

    May 7th, 2020  |  1 hr 10 mins

    This week Amos is joined by friend of the show Martin Gausby for a discussion on types, open source projects, and emacs.

  • Episode 71: Double Speed

    April 30th, 2020  |  53 mins 16 secs

    Amos, Chris, and Anna kick off the show by talking about the merits of speeding up podcasts. They speculate for a while on what makes businesses and products successful, then talk about Chris’s new HTTP client.

    Finch: https://github.com/keathley/finch