One of the biggest hurdles for a Rubyist coming to Elixir/Phoenix is the functional programming paradigm. It takes awhile to get used to and is a large mind-shift in terms of how to think about programs.
Over the last few weeks I’ve learning Elixir. I acquired Programming Elixir and Programming Phoenix from Pragmatic Programmers towards this end, and highly recommend them both. They have been excellent resources.
It has officially been one year since my life changed in a big way. It’s been one year since I last “went to work.”
Nmap is an incredibly useful tool for scanning networks and mapping out topologies. Nmap works by sending specifically crafted frames to all the target IPs in the specified range, the responses to these packets reveal information about the network. Nmap is able to map out the local network in this way.
I’ve recently had the privilege of working to both maintain a few existing React based applications as well as build a couple new ones.