ThinkingElixir 080 - Waffle Making with Boris Kuznetsov

ThinkingElixir 080: Waffle Making with Boris Kuznetsov

In episode 80 of Thinking Elixir, we talk with Boris Kuznetsov to learn about the Waffle library and how it is used to attach images, video, and audio to your Ecto records while also processing the attachments for thumbnails, encodings, and more. We learn about the history of the project having forked from Arc, which is no longer maintained. We cover the challenges of supporting and maintaining a library created as a fork. We talk about Second System Syndrome and the desire we often feel that it would be easier to just start over. All this and more!


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If this project needs a mascot, I suggest Wallace the Waffle Whiffer!