Recap: July 11, 2017 Meetup

This was our largest meetup yet! Over 20 of you came out to hear about using Elixir in production. If you couldn’t make it, look for recordings soon on our Youtube channel,

A big thanks to our sponsors who made tonight possible. And Congrats to Christopher and Miguel, winners of Manning Publications’ excellent books Elixir In Action and The Little Elixir and OTP Guidebook.

The Talks

Brian Howenstein talked about how Clustertruck uses Elixir to cook, track, and deliver fresh food as quickly as possible. Brian delved into how Clustertruck introduced Elixir into their primarily-Rails stack.

  • Kitto, a small framework for creating dashboards in Elixir and React

Jeff Browning shared how his team uses Elixir to power Yala, an intelligent chatbot that helps you manage, schedule, and optimize your team’s social posts. Jeff talked about some important pitfalls when running Elixir in production, as well as the benefits.

Our next event will be on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 We’re looking for speakers—please let me know if you’re interested!