[erlang-questions] [ANN] Elixir v0.5.0 released

OvermindDL1 <>
Sat May 26 03:17:11 CEST 2012


On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 9:57 AM, José Valim <> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> Today we have officially released Elixir.
>
> Elixir is a programming language built on top of the Erlang. It is
> homoiconic, allowing meta-programming via macros, it also supports
> polymorphism via protocols (similar to Clojure's), dynamic records and a
> module reference mechanism.
>
> Elixir aims to stay compatible with Erlang, so it shares the same bytecode
> and data types. This means you can invoke Erlang code from Elixir (and
> vice-versa) without any conversion or performance hit. This allows a
> developer to mix the expressiveness of Elixir with the robustness and
> performance of Erlang.
>
> The getting started guide is here:
>
> http://elixir-lang.org/getting_started/1.html
>
> We also have a fast crash course for Erlang developers:
>
> http://elixir-lang.org/crash-course.html
>
> If anyone is interested in the release background, here is the announcement:
>
> http://elixir-lang.org/blog/2012/05/25/elixir-v0-5-0-released/
>
> If anyone would like to discuss Elixir or give feedback, feel free to join
> #elixir-lang on irc.freenode.com

I like the looks of this.  How is its rebar integration?  Any chance
of a rebar module to let rebar transparently manage elixir files like
it does erlang files?



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