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cat /dev/news: impossible programs, Linus vacations, BIG TECH COLLUSION!

This was a busy week for dev news, so we are trying a different format. More link dump + snark, less formal write ups.

By Adam Dill

2018-09-22
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Spotlight: Verk - background job processing

Our weekly spotlight of a cool project in the open source community that are looking for exposure or assistance. If you’d like your project to be featured, hit reply and let us know about it.

Verk is a asynchronous job processing system written in...

By Josh Adams

2018-09-18
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2.5M concurrent connections in Elixir. Readable code. Functional UI framework. Postgres 11 gets ~30% faster

How Discord manages 2.5M concurrent WebRTC connections. Long form article on writing more readable code. Scenic is a functional UI framework in Elixir and OpenGL.

By Adam Dill

2018-09-15
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Java Dominates while Python grows, AMP sucks, Typescript helps tame JS

JetBrains 2018 developer survey, John Ousterhout discusses Software Design, ElixirConf videos released

By Adam Dill

2018-09-08

Building a Wallet Web App

Today we will build a web application that will act as a wallet for our DailyToken. We’ll be focusing on checking the balance as well as sending and receiving tokens.

By Darko Kolev

2018-09-07
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Creating Your Own Token

Today we will create our own DailyToken contract according to the official ERC20 Token Standard. This will allow our token to be used in the token wallet applications. We will deploy our token with Truffle and, for the first time, use *listen* for blockchain events.

By Darko Kolev

2018-09-06

Setting Up A Local Ethereum Dev Environment

Today we will set up a local blockchain development environment. Then, we’ll deploy and interact with our smart contracts for the first time.

By Darko Kolev

2018-09-04
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Is Rails Relevant? On the whining re: Elm, and Funding of OSS for fun and profit

Rails developers have babies to feed, Elm removes feature they promised to remove, algorithm interviews, and what funds open source?

By Adam Dill

2018-09-01
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A Modern Developer’s Approach to Pull Requests

Hi everyone. I'm Alexander Pulido. I've been part of DailyDrip since 2016. During this time the way I deliver PRs has changed drastically. When I started, a Pull Request description was just a small description, something like: This...

By Alexander Pulido

2018-08-30
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Open Source Spotlight: Remote Meetup - learn and network without leaving your house

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On meetup.com you can search for meetups around your area. Remote Meetup is similar for remote meetups, where you can look for your your favorite programming languages and find interesting people and meetups. We wrote a bit more about Why We Need...

By Franzé Jr

2018-08-29
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Waffle Fries as a Service; Elm 0.19; has OSS failed?; design for devs

Chick-fil-A deploys k8s for fun and proffit, Elm 0.19 compiles to very small bundles, Does OSS provide for societal good?, How to stop sucking at design

By Adam Dill

2018-08-25

Introduction to Blockchain

Learn the basics of blockchain programming and build your own decentralized application.

By Darko Kolev

2018-08-24
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Incentivize open source development with blockchain

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Incentivize is an incentive platform that enables organizations or individuals to distribute Stellar Lumens (XLM) to project contributors. The software industry is lacking an incentive platform for building developer communities around projects....

By Adam Dill

2018-08-22

ReasonML Standard Library

Getting comfortable with ReasonML's standard library.

By Alex Allen

2018-08-21
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Unity; For More Than Just Games

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Unity has a reputation as the go-to game engine for indie game development. It offers great licensing and a plethora of learning materials It also comes batteries included, with a vast array of features that can take almost any idea from paper to...

By Latt Vines

2018-08-20
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Design for Developers, {:elixir, :cars}, Code Review Review, Top 20 Languages

This week we cover Design and accessibility, programming your car with Elixir, a culture of code reviews, and the most popular languages among software developers.

By Adam Dill

2018-08-18

ReasonML Fundamentals Part 3

Destructuring, pattern matching, imperative loops, modules

By Alex Allen

2018-08-16
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Open Source Spotlight: GitPitch

Our weekly spotlight of a cool project in the open source community that are looking for exposure or assistance. If you’d like your project to be featured, let us know about it.

The Big Elixir Logo

Congratulations to Andy L. and Ben S. on winning tickets to The Big...

By Josh Adams

2018-08-14

ReasonML Fundamentals Part 2

Fundamentals - Record, variant, list, array, function, if/else

By Alex Allen

2018-08-14