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I'm currently looking for Contracting oppurtunities in Elixir, Phoenix and LiveView. If you're looking for a kickass Product focused Elixir developer, I'm your guy. You can reach me at hey@aswinmohan.me.

Work

Nello (Inactive)

A brand new payments app for everyone.

IndiePaper (Inactive)

A self-publishing platform for Indie Authors.

CoronaRM

A CRM for contact tracing implemented in Pathanamthitta, Kerala.

LessPhone

A minimal Android Launcher to reduce phone use with over 250,000 downloads.

Ultron OS

A bootable Operating System as my high-school project.

SweetTalk

A simple interpreted programming language.

All Posts

How to setup Elixir, Phoenix and Postgresql on MacOS M1, M2

2023-Jan-23 Learn how to setup Elixir, Phoenix and Postgres on your m1 based mac. We'll be using Homebrew and ASDF.

First Mile vs Last Mile Advantage of Languages and Frameworks

2022-Dec-9 A rant about how you should not choose frameworks for the initial first-mile advantage, but for the long term advantage they give.

How to Deploy your Phoenix LiveView 1.6 app on Digital Ocean with Docker

2022-Jun-13 Learn how you can deploy your Phoenix and LiveView based Elixir apps on the Digital Ocean App platform with Docker.

๐ŸŒŸ Page Specific Javascript with Phoenix LiveView and Esbuild

2022-Apr-25 Learn how to split your LiveView Javascript pagewise with esbuild, so your main app.js file stays small and people only download and execute the javascript they require.

Math is a Simulation of Reality

2022-Apr-20 Math is reality, but simulated with symbols on paper. It's a low level language for the physical world, it's representation and manipulation.

Phoenix LiveView in Production

2022-Apr-6 I used Phoenix LiveView in Production for my last startup IndiePaper. This blog post outlines why I used LiveView, issues I came across, the good parts and gotchas to look out for.

๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒŸ Superfast Webapps using NextJS, Vercel, LiveView and Fly.io

2022-Jan-14 IndiePaper has a NextJS frontend which proxies requests to the LiveView backend. This means that I can easily edit and serve the marketing pages separtely and make it available even when the main site goes down. This post outlines the setup.

MacOS like Fonts on Manjaro/Arch Linux

2020-Sep-11 Learn how to setup Manjaro/Arch to get MacOS like fonts in the interface and Chrome.

How I Reduced the Size of My React Native App by 86%

2018-Feb-10 How I converted my Expo app to vanilla React Native and reduced it's size from 25MB to 3.5MB.