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Spinning Up a PostgreSQL Database on Azure Using Bash

Running PostgreSQL on Azure was always a bit of a sideshow. One of the reasons I returned to Microsoft, however, is that they are...
Rob Conery
7 min read

The Modern Dev Team

The smallest comment from a good friend can lead to introspecting your life choices. This just happened to me!
Rob Conery
5 min read

Learn Elixir The Fun Way

About 3 years ago I had an idea for creating a different kind of tutorial. Something that would combine the problem-solving of a video...
Rob Conery
1 min read

Thinking About Function Signatures in Elixir

One of the things I’ve had to adjust to is how I want to structure function calls in Elixir. This is forced upon you...
Rob Conery
3 min read

How To Learn a New Programming Language While Maintaining…

I don’t typically write “lifehack” posts, but this question has come up repeatedly over the last few weeks: How did you find time to...
Rob Conery
10 min read

Recursion, Not Recursion

Had a great comment from my last post (about using Recursion): I had to Google what “acyclic call graph” meant because I just couldn’t...
Rob Conery
1 min read

Using Elixir’s Pattern Matching And Case Statement To Handle…

I don’t really know what I’m doing. I’m trying to learn Elixir and I’m having so much fun doing it that I thought I...
Rob Conery
2 min read

Using Recursion In Elixir To Break Your OO Brain

I have to start out each post this way: I have no idea what I’m doing, but dammit am I having fun. In the...
Rob Conery
3 min read

Hello Elixir. Wow.

I don’t know anything about elixir but I very much want to learn it. I like learning new things – I feel it’s required...
Rob Conery
7 min read
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