• Elixir Phoenix Partials

    How to create partials in Elixir with block like syntax. Like:

    = render_shared "page_header.html", title: "Listing Posts", body: fn ->
      = link "New Post", class: 'btn btn-sm btn-outline-secondary', to: post_path(@conn, :new)
  • Secret weapons

    Startups need secret weapons. Any advantage that a startup can leverage is important. My secret weapons might not be yours, but you’ll have your own.

    For software startups, the team, process, communication, and languages have the ability to accelerate the business and to be treated as secret weapons.

  • What Scrum got right

    Scrum was a huge change in how software was built and a lot of its ideas are great, but some also have major problems.

    Most of my experience is in early stage startups and may not apply as well to larger organizations, though I think a lot of it still does.

  • Upgrading dev tools: puma-dev and asdf

    POW -> Puma-dev & RVM -> asdf

  • Sass Bootstrap 4 in Phoenix 1.3

  • Getting started with Elixir

    Phoenix is a web framework build on Elixir, which runs on the Erlang VM. Why check out another web framework & language?

    IDK… the grass is always greener. There are new ideas in new frameworks. Maybe one will fit more with my personal development opinions.

  • CES 2018


    CES was about robots this year. There were a lot of toy focused robot kits that were cool. I like the Jimu kit the most.