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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 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...