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About Interviewing

Andreas is a man of many hobbies. Interviewing for example. But sometimes, you get strange questions from strange people, end up feeling scared, or start lying just a ...

About Ranting at Ecto

Stories about Ecto quickly redeeming itself, and of what it takes to introduce foreign keys.Some of us are super comfortable referencing the ID. Lars dislikes that Ect...

About Long-Lived Code

Fredrik wants to think about long-lived code. Lars is offended, Andreas only a little bit so.Are there other good software development practices out there? Other than ...

About Fat Tuesday Buns

The Saint Valentine's peak passed without issue. Andreas had time for semlor.Lars has opinions on semlor, and can imagine many possible improvements. Like having an ap...

About things you built long ago that start doing weird things

Andreas tells the story of a old system which suddenly exhibited a new and frightening bug. Lars shares similar experiences of things going wrong in new and novel ways...

About Data Pipelines

Lars dove into data pipelines, and emerged bearing arrows and wishing for a lot fewer copies.What is there to think about regarding data pipelines, what is interesting...

About Fun With GenServers

GenServers are fun! Andreas gives all the context. Things were learned, knowledge was aquired. You can do so much with GenServers, but make sure you have a good reason...

About What Every Web App Needs But Your Developer Does Not Want You To Know About

Every web app starts out fine, the tabula rasa of an unwritten BODY. But sooner or later you need users. And a million other things which live in trees.Also: email.And...

About Code Nerds

The software development industry is very much built for code nerds. It shouldn’t be.Many of us know many people who are really into coding. Not every working develope...

About Databases

Data has moved to a real database. Next, there may be brave attempts to add actual structure. Working with a real database is nice, as is not losing data, and being ab...

About Mingling

It seems a mingle is a thing, and not just in Swedish! But what do we want to get out of them, how do we go into them, and how do we create good ones?Do you want reson...

About Performance

Performance: we wish the incentives were there to focus on it more often.Lars would like more opportunities and incentives to focus on making things fast, rather than ...

About Developing Speed

CTOs want the ability to get prototypes built and out into production fast. Others preach the gospel of building things properly. How fast can you be? How much can you...

About System Design

Did they do design, or did they just do a system?Distributed systems are hard in many ways. Andreas describes a system communicating between backends and mobile phones...

About Conferences

Lars went to ElixirConf EU. Going to a conference can be a credibly incredible experience. Elixir has more clarity than Erlang.Lars also gave a talk, a fact he was com...

About Text Editors

Text editors - which ones do we enjoy, which ones have we used, and what do we actually want and need in them?Andreas has read about vim, sed and awk. Lars is quite co...

About Remote Work

How do we feel about working remotely? Pretty good, on the whole.Chairs and other basics are of course important, as is making your way of remote work a nice way of do...

About Distributed Systems

Lars is thinking about distributed systems, and Andreas kind of fears them. The best thing to do for most cases might be to avoid distributing things at all. But if yo...

About Hackers

About Hackers Thinking about the term "hacker". Time to take it back to mean something rather down to earth, rather than a pedistal requiring years of C and a black ho...

About Being Wrong

About Being WrongWherein polite gentlemen at gaming conventions explain how people didn't have their variables separate enough with regard to the Dunning-Kruger effect...

About Estimates

Esteemed estimates explained elitely.

About Meeting Developers

Passing pandemics make it possible to meet developers in real life again. Elixir-Lars makes a splash, and tells about recent and coming real-life events he's enjoyed. ...

About Open Alternatives

Exploring the open alternate universe.

About Teaching Functional Programming

How do we learn you some Erlang? How do you learn a Haskell? Educating Elixir?

About Archives

Andreas appreciates Arch and Archives, alright?

About Cyberdecks

It is time for dystopia, gear check.

About Recruitment

Reasoning and reacting around recruitment?