⛺️ Elixir Camp

Saturday, 22 April 2017

Elixir Camp is a place for people interested in Elixir, Erlang and related technologies to gather, network, share ideas and generally have a great time. While there’s a general focus on Elixir developers, techy people of any background are encouraged to attend.


  • James Sadler
    Intro to GraphQL with Elixir

    by James Sadler

    GraphQL is a relevant up and coming API technology that offers API consumers much more flexibility than REST. It’s a well-defined standard (as opposed to REST, which is convention driven) and supports streaming and subscriptions. Elixir is an ideal platform on which to build GraphQL APIs.

  • Josh Price
    Intro to Phoenix 1.3 and Plug

    by Josh Price

    A talk to demystify the macro magic in Phoenix to demonstrate it’s simplicity.

  • Kevin Yank
    Introduction to Elm

    by Kevin Yank

    Just like Elixir challenges some of Ruby’s design decisions on the backend, Elm challenges aspects of the JavaScript language on the frontend to create a delightful developer experience. In this session, you’ll get a grand tour of the sources of developer happiness in Elm, and hopefully be convinced to give this exciting new language a closer look.

  • Rob Howard
    Beyond Simple Types in Elm

    by Rob Howard

    Elm gives us the ability to use types to talk about the shape of our data. It’s really tempting to just use simple things like String, Number, etc, but there’s a bunch of ways we can tell Elm more about what we intend, and use types as a tool instead of just a constraint.

  • Alex Tsirel
    Production Maintenance

    by Alex Tsirel

    Right after you head to production lots of issues will appear. This talk will cover common issues with building/publishing releases, showing difference between production environment and production release, monitoring and zero-downtime deploy with upgrade or phased reboot.

  • Jo Cranford
    Drinking the Elixir a story about breaking up a Rails Monolith

    by Jo Cranford

    A tale about a journey from a Rails Monolith into Elixir Microservices. Why we chose Elixir, and what we’ve learned along the way.

  • Alan Harper
    Whats the point of a process registry

    by Alan Harper

    Thoughts on how to handle many many genservers doing tiny jobs.

  • Martin Stannard
    GenServer 101

    by Martin Stannard

    A quick rundown on GenServers and their implementation