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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 Flow Editor…


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…


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