A collection of 25 posts
Build your Elixir application as a self-contained binary
During the last year, at Kalvad, Elixir has become one of our favourite language to work with. However, there are still some downsides to it and today, we will try to solve one of them: the lack of portability. This post follows another post [https://blog.kalvad.com/write-your-own-cron-with-with-elixir/] demonstrating
Write your own CRON with Elixir
Elixir is rising in popularity and I think this is mostly due to the amazing Phoenix Framework. But for once, let's forget about WEB development and write a simple software: a complete CRON. If you are too lazy to read, you can directly check the code on Github [https://github.
Phoenix Liveview - From --no-html to html & liveview
If you have generated your Phoenix app thinking you would never have to render HTML but realized later on you need to, you have landed at the right place. This is not something easy to do since it requires carefully adding the right components at the right place. Please note
Sysadmin/DevOps/SRE people, we are on the way to a massive pauperization of our jobs!
If you follow us on LinkedIn, you should have seen that we are hiring a lot of people these days, especially in one department that is not the most active on the hiring part: Kalvad's Infrastructure Team (KIT™). The KIT™ has currently 2 members with me as the manager, and
Step up your Elixir game
As you may have notice from our previous articles, we write more and more Elixir code at Kalvad. It comes very handy when we need to build scalable systems and the amazing Phoenix LiveView framework allows us to create rich and real-time web-applications. Elixir is a pure functionnal programming language
Code readability - How to stop rewriting your application every 4 years
More than half of our clients come to us after a bad experience with an IT outsourcing company. And in this scenario, most of the time, we will simply maintain the existing application while we rewrite a new application from scratch. Because sadly, it's faster for us to write a
Surviving guide for a tech startup aka How to properly bootstrap your startup - Part 2
We highly recommend that you read the first part of this article: Stop building sandcastles aka How to properly bootstrap your startup - Part 1 [https://blog.kalvad.com/bootstrap-your-startup-part-1/] Introduction Your startup has a name, and a good base, now it's time to jump in. You want to start