Past Meetups

Meetings are currently being held on Zoom, and happen every few months or so. Here is a listing of upcoming and previous meetups.

May 27, 2021

This meetup was held Thursday March 25th.

This month we have a 2 part series for you on Rules Engines in Elixir:

  • Luke Galea presented on Rules Engines & Elixir
  • James MacAulay presented an Elixir based library to solve these very problems.  Ruler, is a package that lets you define business rules in Elixir using a familiar pattern-matching syntax, and to efficiently apply those rules to facts about the world.
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March 24, 2021

November 2020 Meetup was via zoom.

Presenting were:

  • Tyler Pachal on "Deploying Elixir applications to container orchestrators using Docker".
  • Mafinar Khan with "Learning LiveView by creating a Covid19 Dashboard". Mafinar will share his experience learning Phoenix LiveView while building a the dashboard. He will walk us through the system, the components and relevant LiveView concepts. The code is OSS and can be found at !


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July 30, 2020

July 2020 Meetup was via Zoom


  • Mat Trudel: Intro to Nerves, Elixir's embedded toolkit
  • Max Veytsman: LiveCoding in LiveView or How I gave myself superpowers

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May 21, 2020

May 2020 Meetup was held on Zoom

The speakers were:

Raft in Elixir

  • Razvan Draghici - Raft in Elixir
  • Tyler Pachal - Elixir Metaprogramming For Dummies (like me)
  • Khaja Minhajuddin - Viewing server logs in a browser using Elixir
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January 24, 2020

Meeting was at theScore offices.

Mat Trudel from FunnelCloud - Thousand Island

Thousand Island is a socket server inspired by ranch that's being used as the basis for a new Plug-centric pure Elixir HTTP server called bandit. In addition to being a behind-the-scenes look at how Phoenix & Plug talk to the outside world, this talk should also be a good study in how to structure large-scale supervision trees for stability & performance.

Tyler Pachal - Property Based Testing in Elixir/Erlang to create new libraries.

The great folks at theScore are graciously hosting us. They will also be providing some food and refreshments for our group.

November 28, 2019

November 2019 was at theScore offices.

Mafinar Khan ( will be first on stage to present "Introducing KarmaWerks". - KarmaWerks is a work-in-progress project management tool written in Phoenix. The talk will cover KarmaWerks' features and explain how Phoenix was helpful building it. Special attention will be given to dGraph integration and LiveView.

Shortly after Kuba Subczynski will present "Params Modules for Phoenix" - Introducing Params modules as a pattern to validate and massage a controller action's params into data that can be passed to contexts.

Last but not least we'll have a lighting talk from Olaf Arason about his "Fireblast" project - React style templates for Phoenix.

March 28, 2019

The March meetup was at PagerDuty.


  • Mat Trudel: The Best Of Both Worlds - Lessons Learned Adding Elixir to a Complex Rails Product
  • Michael Viveros: Bulding a Webhook service in Elixir
  • Luke Galea: Phoenix Live View Lightning Talk

January 30, 2019

The January meetup was at PagerDuty.


November 22, 2018

The November meetup was at PagerDuty.


  • Jason Goodwin - Domain Driven Design: Tackling Complexity with Elixir and Umbrella Slides
  • Olaf Arason - Writing your first library or how I learned Elixir by creating a really fast json diff library Slides Code

September 27, 2018

The September 2018 meetup was at theScore.


  • Joseph An & Cristian Bratu - From Dev to Prod: How theScore deploys Elixir apps. Slides
  • Jon Salis - Advanced GenStage/Flow. Code