Thinking Elixir 210 - A Bloom'n Fancy UI

Episode 210 of Thinking Elixir. In this episode, we dive into the launch of Bloom UI with its creator, Chris Gregori. Chris shares his motivations behind Bloom, an opinionated extension of Phoenix core components, aimed at simplifying UI development for Elixir and LiveView projects. We discuss its command-line utility for generating components, current features like avatars and marketing layouts, and potential future directions including expanded components and web component integration. Highlights include Chris’s journey with Elixir, contributions from the community, and a strong emphasis on accessibility. Plus, we cover news on Livebook 0.13.x release, the viral “2 Million Checkboxes” project by Peter Ullrich, Tyler Young’s updated Parameterized Tests, and more!

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