February 10, 2021

Introducing Elixir Buildpack

This is something I am working on (and off) for the last year, it started as a way to play with Elixir and Cloud Native Buildpacks but then I started to use it to create images to deploy on a small k3s Kubernetes cluster I maintain.

June 10, 2017

Decorate functions using macros in Elixir

After I decided to make public a telegram bot to monitor bus time in Dublin (@dublin_bus_bot). Before the release I became curious to see how many people will use it (spoiler: just an handful) and I thought that would be a good idea to track the use on google analytics. Overview Google analytics provide a measurement protocol that can be used to track things that are different from websites (mobile apps, IOT). Read more

May 4, 2016

The 3 E: Elixir, Exrm, and Environment variables

Intro I’m building a bot for Telegram, once make a build with exrm I found myself some problem configuring the telegram api key using environment variables. I decided to share what I found because my google foo was not helpful at all. TL;DR To configure en elixir application built with exrm use conform and load the environment variable in the trasforms section of the conform schema. config.exs config.exs is where the configuration of elixir project are added. Read more

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