News items from episode #21. Gleam 0.12 has been released, including Gleam OTP 0.1.2 https://gleam.run/news/gleam-v0.12-and-gleam-otp-v0.1-released/https://twitter.com/gleamlang/status/1322650886179573760 New OS based on Elixir and Erlang The Kry10 Secure Platform (KSP) is an Operating System on a microkernel called seL4®. It is built with Erlang, and Elixir technologies. https://twitter.com/boydmulterer/status/1323118735318642688https://kry10.com/blog/intro_to_kry10https://kry10.com/ Hex.pm adds downloads charts As a hacktober project, Todd Resudek…

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News items from episode #20. SpawnFest winners were announced https://spawnfest.github.io/winners Bakeware was the overall winnerBakeware extends Mix releases with the ability to turn Elixir projects into single binaries that can be copied and directly run. No need to install Erlang or untar files. The binaries look and feel like the artifacts from other languages like…

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Elixir v1.11.1 Released with fixes If you’ve already moved up to Elixir 1.11.0, make sure to get the latest bug fix updates. https://twitter.com/elixirlang/status/1317021884475711490  https://github.com/elixir-lang/elixir/releases/tag/v1.11.1  phoenix_live_dashboard v0.3.0 released Jose Valim shared a Twitter thread discussing the enhancements which includes screenshots to illustrate new features. Improvements include:  Adding Ecto Stats that shows relevant stats from your database,…

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New Elixir case study with Discord https://elixir-lang.org/blog/2020/10/08/real-time-communication-at-scale-with-elixir-at-discord/ They have crossed more than 12 million concurrent users across all servers, with more than 26 million WebSocket events to clients per second Discord runs a cluster with 400-500 Elixir machines maintained by 5 engineers. Discord used Rust to create a new type in Elixir, called OrderedSet. https://blog.discord.com/using-rust-to-scale-elixir-for-11-million-concurrent-users-c6f19fc029d3…

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