Daniel Azuma
25 May 2016 · familyties

Family Ties part 5: Exceptionally Similar

This is the fifth of a series of articles on what I've learned about Erlang (and Elixir) from writing an Erlang-to-Elixir transpiler. This post covers exception handling in both languages and how they relate. Read More ›

17 May 2016 · familyties

Family Ties part 4: Scoping Out the Scene

This is the fourth of a series of articles on what I've learned about Erlang (and Elixir) from writing an Erlang-to-Elixir transpiler. This post discusses the differences in variable scoping in the two languages, comparing Elixir's caret operator with Erlang's single assignment, and exploring a few surprises in the scoping rules. Read More ›

12 May 2016 · familyties

Family Ties part 3: It's All In a Name

This is the third of a series of articles on what I've learned about Erlang (and Elixir) from writing an Erlang-to-Elixir transpiler. This post discusses the naming conventions of Erlang and Elixir and how that affects interoperability. Read More ›

08 May 2016 · familyties

Family Ties part 2: A Tale of Three ASTs

This is the second of a series of articles on what I've learned about Erlang (and Elixir) from writing an Erlang-to-Elixir transpiler. This post compares the Erlang and Elixir abstract syntax trees. Read More ›

07 May 2016 · familyties

Family Ties part 1: Comparing Erlang and Elixir

This is the first of a series of articles on what I've learned about Erlang (and Elixir) from writing an Erlang-to-Elixir transpiler. Read More ›

04 May 2014

New Maintainer for RGeo

Today I'm naming Tee Parham as the new official maintainer of the GeoRails stack (rgeo, activerecord-postgis-adapter, and six other related gems). Read More ›

29 Apr 2013 · talks

Humanity on Rails (RailsConf 2013)

On April 29, 2013, I gave a talk entitled "Humanity on Rails" at RailsConf in Portland, OR. The talk was a brief introduction to the philosophy of technology, targeted toward the Ruby and Rails developer community. Read More ›

23 Apr 2012 · talks · georails

Getting Down To Earth: Geospatial Analysis With Rails (RailsConf 2012)

In this post is a collection of useful material related to my RailsConf 2012 talk, entitled "Getting Down To Earth: Geospatial Analysis With Rails". You can download the slides for the talk, and I've provided links to all the software mentioned (as well as some that wasn't mentioned but that I think is useful or at least interesting). Finally, I've curated links to a bunch of articles, reference material, and other information for those interested in digging deeper into geospatial features. Read More ›