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This repository is the stable base upon which we build our Elixir projects at Mirego.
We want to share it with the world so you can build awesome Elixir applications too.


To learn more about why we created and maintain this boilerplate project, read our blog post.


This boilerplate comes with batteries included, you’ll find:


With GitHub template

  1. Click on the Use this template button to create a new repository
  2. Clone your newly created project (git clone
  3. Run the boilerplate setup script (./ YourProjectName)
  4. Commit the changes (git commit -a -m "Rename elixir-boilerplate parts")

Without GitHub template

  1. Clone this project (git clone
  2. Delete the internal Git directory (rm -rf .git)
  3. Run the boilerplate setup script (./ YourProjectName)
  4. Create a new Git repository (git init)
  5. Create the initial Git commit (git commit -a -m "Initial commit")

Preferred libraries

Some batteries aren’t included since all projects have their own needs and requirements. Here’s a list of our preferred libraries to help you get started:

Category Libraries
Authentication ueberauth, pow
Asynchronous job processing oban
Emails bamboo, swoosh
File upload waffle
HTTP client tesla
HTML parsing floki
Pagination scrivener
Mocks mox, mimic
Search elasticsearch


Elixir Boilerplate is © 2017-2020 Mirego and may be freely distributed under the New BSD license. See the file.

The drop logo is based on this lovely icon by Creative Stall, from The Noun Project. Used under a Creative Commons BY 3.0 license.

About Mirego

Mirego is a team of passionate people who believe that work is a place where you can innovate and have fun. We’re a team of talented people who imagine and build beautiful Web and mobile applications. We come together to share ideas and change the world.

We also love open-source software and we try to give back to the community as much as we can.