I started my blog - thoughts

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A blog is a great way to learn from your past. You can be your own teacher. Let me show you why I started my blog.

Why choose Elixir?

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Companies operate in an uncertain environment. Uncertain technology is certainly not something that will interest them. What makes companies decide to use Elixir language?

Handling configuration variables in Elixir

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We have some environmental variables in almost every Elixir application. They change the behavior of the system. They even allow you to reduce variables to be hard-coded somewhere in the depths of the code. I will show how you can use environment variables better.

TIL: Weak optimization of System.get_env/0 in Elixir

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Based on Erlang VM, Elixir is often limited by a virtual machine’s capabilities or the language itself. One such limitation manifests itself in weak optimization of System.get_env/0 function.

Get noticed at a new project

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Changing your job or team often means changing the current project. It can be a difficult situation for most, especially at the beginning. The first impression can only be made once. It’s worth doing it right. See what we should do to get noticed at a new project.

How to work remotely without going crazy

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Most of us have moved from working in the office to working from home. For most, this was a new and unexpected situation. Reflecting on the topic of remote work, I wanted to prepare a list of activities that will allow us to avoid lack of concentration, constant monotony, and being at work 24 hours a day.

The best books to start, or improve your Elixir career

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When you start your adventure with Elixir, you may wonder where to get the knowledge. In this article, I have prepared a list of books that may help you become an Elixir programmer or improve your career. This list has been split into different levels of skill.

TimescaleDB support in Elixir using Ecto

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Most of the projects collect a lot of data. It usually means a heavy loads on the database. What can we do to provide better request handling and lower access times? See how to introduce TimescaleDB to the project using Ecto.