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 12: Ready to mute

    July 12th, 2018  |  37 mins 50 secs
    object oriented

    Main topic: Is Elixir and object oriented language and if so is that a good thing?

  • Episode 11: Smarter then your parents

    June 28th, 2018  |  44 mins 3 secs
    burnout, elixir

    This weeks main topic: Burnout. Amos and Anna help Chris work through his feelings of burnout and lack of enthusiasm for his open source projects.

  • Episode 10: A list of controversial topics

    June 14th, 2018  |  1 hr 9 mins

    The outlaws are joined by Jose Valim and Chris McCord to discuss upcoming their upcoming talks at elixirconf and the projects that they're currently working on.

  • Episode 9: Happiness Lamp

    June 10th, 2018  |  58 mins 44 secs
    tdd, testing, typespecs

    Typesepcs and Testing Disagreements

  • Episode 8: That became very cheesy

    June 3rd, 2018  |  51 mins 2 secs
    configuration, elixir, releases

    The outlaws continue their conversation on mix config and releases only this time they are joined by a very special Friend of The Show.

  • Episode 7: A rat-king of problems

    May 27th, 2018  |  1 hr 6 mins
    configuration, elixir

    Anna, Amos, and Chris discuss the current state of configuration.

  • Episode 6: Blocking and Tackling

    May 21st, 2018  |  36 mins 27 secs

    This week the outlaws are joined by friend of the show, Ben Marx. They discuss OpenTracing, OpenCensus, purely functional data structures, distributed systems, and living in the desert.

  • Episode 5: I'm perfectly fine throwing my time into a ditch

    May 13th, 2018  |  51 mins 58 secs
    community, elixir

    This week Anna and Chris discuss Chris's job change, how elixir is marketed, hopes for the community and some discussions on elixir conferences. Plus some advice for first time conference speakers.

  • Episode 4: A simple matter of FTP

    May 6th, 2018  |  42 mins 18 secs
    core, elixir, testing

    Amos talks about his continuing journey into property testing and the outlaws discuss the ramifications of including stream_data in elixir core.

  • Episode 3: The Elixir Track of the Hallway Community - Teaching and Community

    April 29th, 2018  |  52 mins 47 secs

    We discuss of Elixir Bridge, teaching, and community involvement.

  • Episode 2: Is this the show? - Property Testing

    April 22nd, 2018  |  47 mins 19 secs

    The outlaws discuss the benefits of property testing.

  • Episode 1: Vanity - Library Guidelines

    April 15th, 2018  |  1 hr 4 mins
    docs, testing

    This is our first episode. Join us on a dive into the new Elixir 1.7 Library Guidelines and a hint at property testing.