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Published 03 Mar - 2020 - Updated 01 May - 2020

Share LiveView state between tabs

Each LiveView on each tab spawns a separate state. That might or might not be the desired behaviour. In this tutorial, I am going to share state bet..

Published 21 Feb - 2020 - Updated 01 May - 2020

Create a Calendar in Phoenix LiveView

In this tutorial I am creating a simple calendar in Phoenix LiveView. The calendar should be able to switch month, highlight current day and select ..

Published 15 Feb - 2020 - Updated 01 May - 2020

Create ghost loading cards in Phoenix LiveView

Unless you already didn't know, when a LieView component is mounted on a page, it runs the mount/2 function twice. One when the page is rendered fro..

Published 14 Feb - 2020 - Updated 01 May - 2020

Improving LiveView UX with Phoenix Channels - Tagging part 3

In the previous tutorial I set up the tagging interface. It had however a small issue. If I added a tag, it didnt really refocus on the input so I n..

Published 13 Feb - 2020 - Updated 01 May - 2020

Tagging interface with Phoenix LiveView and Tailwind - Tagging part 2

In the previous tutorial, I set up the the backend for being able to add tags to products. I have also written a tutorial about adding a LiveView an..

Published 11 Feb - 2020 - Updated 01 May - 2020

Add Tags with Ecto has_many, through in Phoenix - Tagging part 1

I want to add tags to products. And as usual there are a situation where a product can have many tags and a tag can belong to many products. Howeve..

Published 10 Feb - 2020 - Updated 01 May - 2020

Add an use a JSONB field in Phoenix and Ecto

PostgreSQL has native support for objects stored as JSON as actually binary JSON (or JSONB). With JSONB format, you can add index do the column for ..

Published 05 Feb - 2020 - Updated 01 May - 2020

Nested model forms with Phoenix LiveView

I my last article, I set up a relationship between products and variants. But what I didn't go through was to setup a form where you can manage the ..

Published 03 Feb - 2020 - Updated 01 May - 2020

Setup a has_many / belongs_to in Phoenix

Something I do in EVERY project is to setup some sort of relation between resources. And even though Phoenix comes with generators for migrations an..

Published 29 Jan - 2020 - Updated 01 May - 2020

Send events from JS to a LiveView component

Let say you app uses a javascript library that needs to interact with your app. For example a LiveView component. That is possible with the built in..