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Nolan's Rambles

Nolan's Rambles

A blog of my ramblings about software engineering.


Elixir Comprehensions - The "for" macro

23 Sep 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Nolan Mayersky

  In this post we will be going over comprehensions in Elixir. A “Comprehension” is another word for Elixir’s for macro. It can be used to iterate through an enumerable, like Enum or Stream: for element

Defi craze continues as Flamingo's Mint Rush launches on Neo Sept. 25th

21 Sep 2020 3 minute read 2 comments Nolan Mayersky

As the defi craze continues along in the cryptocurrency world, Neo now has a competitor in the ring. Neo founder, Da Hongfei, has revealed Flamingo, a new Neo-based full-stack decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol. Under incubation by Neo Global Deve...

The Elixir Enum Module

19 Sep 2020 2 minute read 1 comment Nolan Mayersky

To help myself in learning more Elixir, I'm going to continue these Elixir guide/tutorial posts where I try to explain a different piece of Elixir in each post. Today's post will be covering the Enum module and it's usage. The Enum Module provides a...

Claim your 400 Uniswap tokens (worth about $1400) now!

17 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Nolan Mayersky

Uniswap has started the airdrop of their UNI token! If you have used the Uniswap service before September 1st, head on over to https://app.uniswap.org/ and claim your piece of the UNI pie! At the time of this writing, I cashed out my UNI for about $1...

Recursion in Elixir, We Don't Get No Loops!

13 Sep 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Nolan Mayersky

As Elixir is a purely functional language, it doesn’t have loops. Instead, it uses a wide variety of recursive functions to achieve the same or better results. Below is an example of a list and calculating it's length. This shows how recursive funct...

GeckoAPI - Crypto data in a Ruby CLI!

9 Sep 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Nolan Mayersky

This is an old post of one of my first projects in Ruby. Kind of funny to read now. I settled on the latter and decided to use CoinGecko's free cryptocurrency API. It provides data on the 100 largest crypto projects. Below I will be briefly going ove...

My Detailed Review of PrimeXBT (A little bonus code included)

8 Sep 2020 7 minute read 0 comments Nolan Mayersky

  Positives All trades settled in Bitcoin. Multiple cryptocurrency pairs. Forex and commodity pairs. No KYC. 35% deposit bonus.   Negatives Still on the younger side. Can't view the order book/depth chart. Liquidation prices aren't shown. Advanced...

Learning Elixir a Functional Language

8 Sep 2020 2 minute read 4 comments Nolan Mayersky

So, I have a weird fascination with checking out new languages. I'm a Ruby developer by trade. But, that's not enough for me. So, I often find myself dabbling in other languages to see what they have to offer. Nothing against Ruby either, I love it....

A traditional bank that DOESN'T SUCK! Hear me out on this one!

7 Aug 2020 7 minute read 0 comments Nolan Mayersky

I know a lot of us here in the cryptoverse despise traditional banking. Personally, I do. Every major bank I've ever had to deal with has been a royal pain in the ass and has screwed me in more ways than I could possibly count. Without even some cour...

Session - Send Messages Not Metadata

22 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Nolan Mayersky

For awhile now, I have been following the Loki project and their development team. Loki is a cryptocurrency based on the same protocols as Monero, however they offer some other unique privacy solutions as well. Lokinet (a unique, blockchain enforced...