Elixir—a young language with deep roots

Preliminary elixir logo due to https://github.com/elixir-lang/elixir-lang.github.com/issues/575

Even though Elixir as a language has been published only in 2011, its basis has been running in production since 1987. The functional language with a syntax similar to ruby is compiled to BEAM Bytecode, exactly as is Erlang. This allows to build on top of the vast programming and problem-solving experience of the Erlang community. Erlang, originating in the telecommunications sector of Ericsson, is being used in a whole variety of high availability solutions, e.g. CouchDB, Riak, Whatsapp.

Modern tooling around the language enables us to build scalable and maintainable software solutions. And we're having a lot of fun while doing this…