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How podcasts can help you learn Elixir and become a better developer

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November 07, 2020

How podcasts can help you learn Elixir and become a better developer

Some types of knowledge are better shared and learned through long-duration audios, known as podcasts. The Elixir community is rich in podcasts. We have 5 active podcasts: Elixir Talk, Elixir Mix, Elixir Outlaws, Elixir Wizards and Thinking Elixir. In this talk I will describe these podcasts and show how they can help us to be better software developers.

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Adolfo Neto

November 07, 2020
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  1. How podcasts can help you learn Elixir and become a

    better developer Adolfo Neto Photo by Matt Botsford on Unsplash
  2. Who am I Adolfo Neto he/him UTFPR Erlang Ecosystem Foundation

    Education, Training, & Adoption Working Group Podcaster email: adolfo@utfpr.edu.br twitter/github: @adolfont
  3. Prehistory

  4. 2011 2015

  5. 2013

  6. Motivation

  7. Elixir Ecosystem Survey 2020

  8. "I didn't know there were Elixir podcasts!"

  9. 987 (31.76%) of the 3,108 Elixir Ecosystem Survey respondents said

    they listened to at least one Elixir related podcast
  10. Basic definitions Podcast Episode Host Guest Format

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  13. Podcast Creation date Number of episodes Elixir Fountain June 9,

    2015 85 Elixir Talk October 18, 2017 64 Elixir Outlaws April 15, 2018 84 Elixir Mix May 1, 2018 114 Elixir Wizards February 25, 2019 74 Thinking Elixir May 25, 2020 21
  14. (442 x 45)/60 = 331

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  22. Erlang’s site

  23. Why listen?

  24. Difficulties Understanding Boredom Concentration

  25. How to overcome them

  26. Call to action

  27. Contact me: @adolfont http://bit.ly/codebeampodcasts