Sophie DeBenedetto on the Future of Elixir and LiveView

About this Episode

Published April 13, 2023 | Duration: 51:08 | RSS Feed | Direct download
Transcript: English

In today's episode, Sophie DeBenedetto emphasizes the importance of the Elixir community's commitment to education, documentation, and tools like liveBook, fostering an environment where people with varying skill levels can learn and contribute. The discussion highlights LiveView's capabilities and the role it plays in the future of Elixir, encouraging members to share knowledge and excitement for these tools through various channels.

Sophie invites listeners to attend and submit their talks for the upcoming Empex conference, which aims to showcase the best in Elixir and LiveView technologies. Additionally, the group shares light-hearted moments, reminding everyone to contribute to all types of documentation and promoting an inclusive atmosphere.

Key topics discussed in this episode:

• Updates on the latest release of the Programming Phoenix LiveView book
• The importance of community connection in Elixir conferences
• The future of documentation in the Elixir ecosystem
• The Elixir community's commitment to education and documentation
• LiveBook as a valuable tool for learning and experimenting
• Encouraging contributions across experience levels and skill sets
• Importance of sharing knowledge through liveBooks, blog posts, and conference talks
• Core Components in Phoenix LiveView, and modal implementation
• Creating a custom component library for internal use
• Reflecting on a Phoenix LiveView Project Experience
• Ease of using Tailwind CSS and its benefits in web development
• Advantages of LiveView in reducing complexity and speeding up project development
• LiveView's potential to handle large datasets using Streams
• The role of Elixir developers in the rapidly evolving AI landscape

Links in this episode:

Sophie DeBenedetto –
Programming Phoenix LiveView Book –
Empex NYC -
SmartLogic -
Phoenix LiveView documentation:
Live sessions and hooks:
Tailwind CSS:
Reuse Markup With Function Components and Slots
LiveView Card Components With Bootstrap
Building a Chat App With LiveView Streams

Special Guest: Sophie DeBenedetto.

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