Daniel Azuma
13 Nov 2018 · talks

Yes, you should provide a client library for your API! (RubyConf 2018)

On Nov 13, 2018, I spoke on "Yes, you should provide a client library for your API!" at RubyConf in Los Angeles, CA. The talk discussed the benefits of providing client libraries for HTTP-based APIs, and some techniques for writing them. Read More ›

07 Sep 2018 · talks

Docker and OTP: Friends or Foes? (ElixirConf 2018)

On Sept 7, 2018, I spoke on "Docker and OTP: Friends or Foes?" at ElixirConf in Bellevue, WA. The talk discussed ideas for making OTP applications work together with container-based deployments. Read More ›

18 Apr 2018 · talks

Containerizing Rails: Techniques, Pitfalls, and Best Practices (RailsConf 2018)

On April 18, 2018, I spoke on "Containerizing Rails: Techniques, Pitfalls, and Best Practices" at RailsConf in Pittsburgh, PA. The talk discussed best practices for designing Docker containers for Rails applications. Read More ›

17 Nov 2017 · talks

Dispelling the Dark Magic: Inside a Ruby Debugger (RubyConf 2017)

On November 16, 2017, I spoke on "Dispelling the Dark Magic: Inside a Ruby Debugger" at RubyConf in New Orleans, LA. The talk demonstrated how to implement a simple debugger for Ruby applications, and covered some of the techniques used in the implementation of the Stackdriver Debugger for Ruby. Read More ›

02 Aug 2016 · familyties

Family Ties part 10: My type of language

This is the tenth of a series of articles on what I've learned about Erlang (and Elixir) from writing an Erlang-to-Elixir transpiler. This post covers records, the type system, and dialyzer support in both languages. Read More ›

11 Jul 2016 · familyties

Family Ties part 9: Curse of the Preprocessor

This is the ninth of a series of articles on what I've learned about Erlang (and Elixir) from writing an Erlang-to-Elixir transpiler. This post continues our coverage of the Erlang preprocessor, discussing how preprocessor features can be reproduced using Elixir. Read More ›

20 Jun 2016 · familyties

Family Ties part 8: Rise of the Preprocessor

This is the eighth of a series of articles on what I've learned about Erlang (and Elixir) from writing an Erlang-to-Elixir transpiler. This post covers the Erlang preprocessor, probably the most significant Erlang feature that is not supported by Elixir. Read More ›

06 Jun 2016 · familyties

Family Ties part 7: Lost and Found

This is the seventh of a series of articles on what I've learned about Erlang (and Elixir) from writing an Erlang-to-Elixir transpiler. This post studies some of the "missing features" found in Erlang but omitted from Elixir, and how they can be reproduced in Elixir. Read More ›