Currently showing  Elixir

  Show all blogs


How BigQuery and WhatsApp is helping teachers with their students report in Haryana

By Akhilesh Negi

October 17, 2021


With Covid-19 and the global pandemic surge, NGOs faced major challenges in the delivery of their programs and carrying out their operations which gave rise to many platforms that can help them with their last-mile deliveries and digitalize their programs. That’s how Glific was initiated to bridge the communication gap…


Boosting Automated conversations with Embedded Elixir (EEx)

By Akhilesh Negi

July 22, 2021


It’s been around one and a half years since we started working on an open-source project named Glific that would empower communication and help NGOs deliver their programs digitally and manage communication with their beneficiaries at scale.  One of the core features of Glific is the integration of FlowEditor which…


BigQuery and DataStudio: A solution to Analytics

By Akhilesh Negi

November 19, 2020


A growing business requires taking crucial business decisions from time to time to improve the application in a way to better target customers and increase reach. Taking these crucial decisions can be a make it or break it decision and therefore requires a lot of researching, analysis, and forming various…


Rapid Deployment with Gigalixir

By Pankaj Agarwal

November 1, 2020


Talking with NGOs and understanding the processes they are using to communicate with their beneficiaries and the challenges they were facing, we were set on a path to create an application that would empower non-profits communication with their beneficiaries. After spending months and working on design and implementations we were…


Community is the key to success for any Language/Framework

By Pankaj Agarwal

June 30, 2020


“Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much”, I couldn’t agree more and this phrase became reality when I started learning elixir(a dynamic functional programming language) to work on Glific(an open-source project that helps NGOs in a two-way communication). Although my experience of learning object-oriented programming…


Categorize incoming data with Elixir GenStage

By Pankaj Agarwal

June 27, 2020


We are working on a communication system, now the requirements was to set up some automation with upcoming messages. So let’s say we have a message with some greeting keyword like hi/hello we need to respond to the user as a welcome message. This is a very simple example but…


Glific – Setting up the right foundation

By Vaibhav Rathore

June 15, 2020


The strength of a building is heavily influenced by its construction process. Planning and plotting of the site determine its fitment with the terrain and the society. Well, it’s the same for software too. Like buildings, the foundation of software determines its longevity and adaptability in the world. To sustain,…


From Procedural to Functional Programming

By Pankaj Agarwal

June 6, 2020


It’s been almost a month I’m working on the open-source project with Tech4Dev. Prior to this, I had been a part of many enterprise applications in several domains including the social sector. With a deep desire to explore more areas, I found one of the interesting aspects of this project…


Talks
An effortless way to make businesses efficient
By Prateek Narang
A talk on enhancing the efficiency of businesses with a better handle on it through data and tools already being used
Know more to request this talk