Welcome to Elixir School!
Elixir School is the premier destination for people looking to learn and master the Elixir programming language. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or this is your first time, you’ll find what you need in lessons and auxiliary resources.
Through the hard work of volunteers Elixir School has been translated to many languages. Some of these translations include: Việt ngữ, 简体中文, 繁體中文, Español, Slovenčina, 日本語, Polski, Português, Русский, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Melayu, Українською, 한국어, Italiano, Deutsch, বাংলা, Türkçe, ภาษาไทย, and Ελληνικά.
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Discover why Elixir's popularity has skyrocketed and new companies adopt it daily.
By focusing on breaking problems down into simple side-effect free functions we can ensure fewer bugs, better test coverage, while incrementally building our solutions through the composition of well tested functions.Learn More
Built on the back of a giant, the Erlang runtime system, Elixir takes things even further with easy extensibility, compatibility with Erlang and other BEAM languages, and an ever expanding collection of libraries and packages to improve developer happiness.Learn More
With dozens of conferences, hundreds of meetups, Slack, IRC, Discord, and multiple active hashtags.Learn More
By The Numbers
Still not convinced? Here are some numbers that demonstrate Elixir's growth and reach.
Articles authored by Elixir School contributors and members of the community.
`:odbc` and Efficient Querying With Streams
Learn how to use Erlang's built in `:odbc` interface to query using streams effectively
Now With More Elixir!
How Elixir School migrated from Jekyll to a Phoenix powered site
TIL: Cleaner queries with Ecto `map`
Today I learned how to write cleaner `Ecto` select queries with the help of `Ecto.Query.map`.
Validating Accessibility and HTML with Rocket Validator
Learn how we're checking and monitoring the new Elixir School site to detect and fix accessibility and HTML issues using Rocket Validator.
Learning Elixir with others - The Elixir Book Club
Enjoy reading your favorite Elixir books with a group of other Alchemists, introducing the Elixir Book Club.
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