Meks McClure

Meks is a former biologist and philosopher turned developer. They enjoy a plethera of activities including yoga practice, ridiculously long walks with their dog, and reading sci-fi and high fantasy novels. they/them

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Early Careerists at ElixirConf 2022

September 13, 2022

I have now attended two Elixir conferences, the Big Elixir and most recently ElixirConf. But this time, I went as a speaker! That was quite the adventure; check out Nikki’s post to read more about our experience and what we presented. Our choice…

Company, Elixir, Talks

Meks McClure

Junior Developer

A year at NewAperio

June 07, 2022

How has it been a year already? As I write this, it has been exactly one year and one month since I started my new career as a software developer with NewAperio. In that time I have learned the PETAL stack , worked on my first production-level app…

Elixir, Company

Meks McClure

Junior Developer

My First Tech Conference

March 31, 2022

Last week I went to The Big Elixir in New Orleans, which was my very first tech conference. One of NewAperio’s core values is Learning & Mentorship along with Continuing Education. As such, NewAperio covered all of my expenses as well as that of…

Elixir, LiveView, The Big Elixir

Meks McClure

Junior Developer

Variable Insertion with Alpine.js and Mustache.ex

August 10, 2021

There are multiple scenarios in which a user might want to insert a variable into a message that will later fill in that variable with a value. Some examples include drafting an email to many recipients and including their name in the greeting…

Alpinejs, Javascript, Elixir

Meks McClure

Junior Developer

June Pride Series: More on Gender Identity and Pronouns

June 25, 2021

This series is written in collaboration with Glynnis Ritchie . Welcome to part two in our June 2021 Pride series! Here we will take a deeper dive into the concepts of gender identities, gender expression, and how they relate to pronouns. Gender…

Company, Diversity and Inclusion, LGBTQ+

Meks McClure

Junior Developer

June Pride Series: Celebrating Pride

June 24, 2021

This series is written in collaboration with Glynnis Ritchie . Happy Pride! Here at NewAperio we are taking some time to reflect on the month of June. We were excited to see Juneteenth become a federal holiday and are looking forward to…

Company, Diversity and Inclusion, LGBTQ+

Meks McClure

Junior Developer

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