Devon C. Estes

The truth about hiring

It's the end of the decade, and I'm breaking from my normal technical posts for something different that's been bugging me for the last couple of months. »

A Sneak Peek at Elixir 1.10

It's already the middle of November, and that means that before you know it, January will be here - and January means time for a new version of Elixir! »

Author image Devon C. Estes on 1.10 Elixir

Adding Gleam to your Elixir project

There's a really cool new BEAM language out there called Gleam. It's super early days for the language, but what it offers (strong type safety) I think is worth some experimentation for folks that are interested. »

From Elixir to Erlang

It's been a while since I've written here, partly because I've been taking care of my kids mostly solo for a while while my wife is out of town, but also because I've been working with a new client since the middle of April. »

Decoding Dialyzer - Part 1

Dialyzer can be a tricky tool to figure out, but it can also be really helpful in spotting bugs or inaccurate typespecs for us, so I'm going to go through a couple of the more common warnings that you'll see in your daily use of Dialyzer to help understand what's happening, some of the causes of those common warnings, and how you can resolve them. »