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 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
    beam, computer programming, elixir, functional programming

    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
    beam, computer programming, elixir, functional programming

    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: Learn Multiple Programming Languages

    May 27th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  35 secs
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    Marlus Saraiva, Creator of Broadway, ElixirSense and Surface talks about the benefits of learning multiple languages. Snippet from Episode #11

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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.

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    Episode 10: Teaching and Evangelizing Elixir and FP

    May 18th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 43 secs
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    Sophie DeBenedetto talks with Andre Bryan and Chris Miller about Elixir, Elm and the challenges and work arounds of learning FP.

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    Episode 9: Bruce Tate and Frank Hunleth Talk Nerves

    May 4th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  50 mins 12 secs
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    Episode 8: Alex Koutmos and Parker Selbert Discuss Oban

    April 20th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 28 secs
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    In this episode of BeamRadio, we talk with Parker Selbert about his Elixir story, and why he thinks Elixir is a good fit for a wide array of engineering problems. From there, we take a deep dive into the amazing job processing library that Parker created and maintains - Oban. You won't want to miss this one!

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    Our Youngest Contributor

    April 16th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  53 secs
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    Hear from Steven about who is doing our show intros these days.

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    Episode 7: Lars Wikman and Building it Right

    April 6th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 30 secs

    On the cultural aspects of how Elixir and Erlang build things well.

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    Episode 6: Steven Nunez Talks Ruby and the BEAM

    March 23rd, 2021  |  Season 1  |  51 mins 10 secs
    beam, computer programming, elixir, functional programming, ruby

    For this week's episode, we talk to Steven Nunez, Elixir lover and Senior Engineer at GitHub.

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    Episode 5: Bruce Tate and Turtles All the Way Down

    March 11th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  40 mins 1 sec
    elixir, functional programming, java, myelixirstatus, technical writing

    The Beam Radio team talks with co-host Bruce Tate about Java, Elixir and his long career as an author.

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    Episode 4: Sophie DeBenedetto and LiveView and the Future of Single-Page Apps

    February 23rd, 2021  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 29 secs
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    LiveView is changing the world!

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    Episode 3: Alex Koutmos and Observability

    February 23rd, 2021  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 17 secs
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    Alex talking with the Beam Radio hosts about Observability