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Elixir is a functional meta-programming aware language built on top of the Erlang VM. It is a dynamic language with flexible syntax with macros support that leverages Erlang's abilities to build concurrent, distributed, fault-tolerant applications with hot code upgrades
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README.md

Elixir

Build Status

For more about Elixir, installation and documentation, check Elixir's website.

Usage

If you want to contribute to Elixir or run it from source, clone this repository to your machine, compile and test it:

$ git clone https://github.com/elixir-lang/elixir.git
$ cd elixir
$ make test

If tests pass, you are ready to move on to the Getting Started guide or to try Interactive Elixir by running: bin/iex in your terminal.

However, if tests fail, it is likely you have an outdated Erlang version (Elixir requires Erlang R15B or later). You can check your Erlang version by calling erl in the command line. You will see some information as follow:

Erlang R15B (erts-5.8.4) [source] [64-bit] [smp:2:2] [rq:2] [async-threads:0] [hipe] [kernel-poll:false]

If you have the correct version and tests still fail, feel free to open an issue.

Contributing

We appreciate any contribution to Elixir, so check out our CONTRIBUTING.md guide for more information. We usually keep a list of features and bugs in the issue tracker.

Important links

License

"Elixir" and the Elixir logo are copyright (c) 2012 Plataformatec.

Elixir source code is released under Apache 2 License with some parts under Erlang's license (EPL).

Check LEGAL and LICENSE files for more information.

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