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Raw Websockets in Phoenix

Raw Websockets in Phoenix

At Binary Noggin, we frequently use Phoenix Channels to build applications. Although Phoenix Channels are cool, they aren't always needed when integrating with clients. Sometimes a raw websocket...

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7 Tips for Retro Facilitators

7 Tips for Retro Facilitators

“The most important requirement for running a retro is believing that everyone did the best they could with the information they had.” - Amos King I’ve spent the last several months learning how to...

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Saving the Day with Secure Static Files in Phoenix

Saving the Day with Secure Static Files in Phoenix

Over the years, strategies to secure static files have ranged from feasible (but slow) to downright laughable. Storing the files in the database and treating them like any other secure data seems fair but leads to performance problems as the database has to shuttle copious amounts of information.

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BLE + Elixir

BLE + Elixir

My absolute favorite part of Elixir/Erlang is Binary Pattern Matching. While working on the new BLE Library for Elixir, I've had to implement a ton of protocols that are part of the Bluetooth...

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