Chris McCord and Jason Stiebs on the Future of Phoenix

About this Episode

Published June 1, 2023 | Duration: 58:12 | RSS Feed | Direct download
Transcript: English

Phoenix core team members Chris McCord and Jason Stiebs join Elixir Wizards Sundi Myint and Owen Bickford the growth of Phoenix and LiveView, the latest updates, and what they're excited to see in the future. They express excitement for the possibilities of machine learning, AI, and distributed systems and how these emerging technologies will enhance the user experience of Elixir and LiveView applications in the next decade.

Key Topics Discussed in this Episode:

  • How community contributions and feedback help improve Phoenix LiveView
  • The addition of function components, declarative assigns, HEEx, and streams
  • Why Ecto changesets should be used as "fire and forget" data structures
  • Excitement about machine learning and AI with libraries like NX
  • The possibility of distributed systems and actors in the future
  • Verifying and solving issues in the Phoenix and LiveView issue trackers
  • Why marketing plays a part in the adoption and mindshare of Phoenix
  • How streams provide a primitive for arbitrarily large dynamic lists
  • Elixir VM's ability to scale to millions of connections
  • A creative use of form inputs for associations with dynamic children

Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Fly Site
Keynote: The Road To LiveView 1.0 by Chris McCord | ElixirConf EU 2023
Keynote: I Was Wrong About LiveView by Jason Stiebs | ElixirConf 2022
Phoenix Site
Phoenix Github
Two-Story, 10-Room Purple Martin House
Blog: The Road to 2 Million Websocket Connections in Phoenix
Raxx Elixir Webserver Interface
Livebook Site
Sundi’s 6’x 6’ Phoenix painting
Surface on Hex
Axon Deep Learning Framework
Nx Numerical Elixir
Phoenix PubSub
Jason Stiebs on Twitter
Jason Stiebs on Mastodon

Special Guests: Chris McCord and Jason Stiebs.

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