Articles in elixir

Making the Most of Compose - icanmakeitbetter

At icanmakeitbetter, the mix of the Elixir language and Compose's MongoDB databases are key components of the stack that powers the company's market research platform. Your most enthusiastic customers are often the best teachers for any company. Larg…

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Connecting to RethinkDB with Elixir

When you have a database that's as interesting as RethinkDB hosted on Compose, it's not going to be a surprise to find people using cutting edge languages to connect to it. With that in mind, we're going to look at how to connect to Compose RethinkDB…

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Ecto 2.0: The Database Tool for Elixir and Phoenix

This screencast introduces Ecto 2.0. It starts with an overview of the entire stack Ecto works with from Erlang to Elixir to Phoenix. Then it walks thru using Ecto with PostgreSQL by creating a mix project, configuring database access, seeding some d…

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