Beam Radio

Stories and conversations around Elixir, Erlang and the BEAM ecosystem

About the show

A packed panel of Elixir experts and experienced developers who make the complicated interesting and fun. We talk about Elixir, Erlang and all things related to the BEAM virtual machine ecosystem.

Featuring a panel of hosts including Bruce Tate, Josh Adams, Sophie Debenedetto, Alex Koutmos, Steven Nunez and Lars Wikman.

Edited by Maggie Tate.

Episodes

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    Episode 25: People Work Here! A Chat with Amos King on Agile

    January 11th, 2022  |  Season 2  |  46 mins 27 secs
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    Season 2! This week the panel talks Agile development with the one and only Amos King of Binary Noggin.

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    Episode 24: BeamRadio Round Robin Ask Me Anything with the Hosts

    December 28th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  44 mins 19 secs
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    Today the hosts ask each other questions - topics covered include The Great Loop, LiveBook, live streaming and more!

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    Episode 23: Event Streaming on The BEAM with Jeffrey Matthias and Andrea Leopardi

    November 16th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  56 mins 24 secs
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    We're joined by Community engineers and Testing Elixir co-authors Jeffrey and Andrea who tell us about how they build an event-driven system with the dream-team of Elixir.

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    Episode 22: Total World Domination

    November 2nd, 2021  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 51 secs
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    Elixir is going to rule the world. The abstractions are right, the foundation is right and most folks aren't fighting with the tooling and the language and the runtime to achieve amazing goals. The panel discusses LiveView, Nerves, Axon Nx Machine Learning and the BEAM ecosystem.

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    Episode 21: Elixir and Productivity

    October 19th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 24 secs
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    Alex and the panel of hosts dive into the question of what makes the Elixir language so dang productive.

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    Episode 20: Living with Elixir, Jerod Santo

    October 5th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  43 mins 22 secs
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    This week the panel chats with Jerod Santo of Changelog.com about his experince with Elixir. Lars takes the helm leading the discussion.

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    Episode 19: That’s not a problem. That’s success!

    September 21st, 2021  |  Season 1  |  57 mins 37 secs
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    Lars and the BeamRad.io team discuss what we think Elixir could, should or will do in the future.

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    Episode 18: Code Heresy with Chris Keathley

    September 7th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 4 mins
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    The BeamRadio Team talks Elixir, Telemetry, Contexts and Code Heresy with Chris Keathley

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    Episode 17: Elixir Deployment with Hubert Łępicki

    August 24th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  37 mins 48 secs
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    Josh Adams and the team talk with Hubert about all the options available for deploying Elixir applications and some Keto info along the way.

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    Episode 16: The Panel talks Elixir with Quinn Wilton

    August 10th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  54 mins 43 secs
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    The Beam Radio team talks Elixir and Erlang with Quinn Wilton. Elixir make the hard things easy according to Quinn. Come hear why!

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    Episode 15: Grok It! Learning to Code

    July 27th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  44 mins 54 secs
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    Steven, Lars and Alex join forces to just discuss best approaches to learning to code.

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    Episode 14: Sneaking Elixir Into Your Org With Nikos Maroulis and Joel Kemp

    July 13th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 46 secs
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    Nikos and Joel share their Elixir success story at Spotify and give us some pointers on how to pitch Elixir to skeptical tech leaders.

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    Episode 13: Lars and Contexts

    June 29th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 37 secs
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    Lars and the BeamRad.io panel discuss contexts and take on come complex issues and break them down.

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    Episode 12: Punking the Servers with Bryan Hunter

    June 15th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  58 mins 30 secs
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    The Beam Radio Team talks with Bryan Hunter about what the BEAM can do!

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    Episode 11: Marlus Saraiva and Plain. Old. LiveView

    June 1st, 2021  |  Season 1  |  56 mins 18 secs
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    The Beam Radio team talks with Marlus Saraiva Software Engineer at @dashbit, Creator of Broadway, ElixirSense and Surface.

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    CLIP from Episode 11: Why Marlus Saraiva loves FP

    May 27th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  1 min 14 secs
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    We all love FP. Here's a great snippet from Episode #11 on why Marlus Saravia loves it too.