Elixir is a dynamic, functional language designed for building scalable and maintainable applications. It is built on top of Erlang. Elixir leverages the Erlang VM, known for running low-latency, distributed and fault-tolerant systems, while also being successfully used in web development and the embedded software domain.
This tutorial is created for software programmers who aim to learn the fundamentals of Elixir programming language from scratch. This tutorial will give you a basic foundation to start programming in Elixir programming language.
Before proceeding with this tutorial, you should have a basic understanding of Computer Programming terminologies and exposure to any other programming language. Some familiarity with functional programming will help you in learning Elixir.
Execute Elixir Online
For most of the examples given in this tutorial, you will find the Try it option. You can make use of this option to execute your Elixir programs on the go and enjoy your learning.
Try the following example using the Try it option available at the top right corner of the below sample code box −
IO.puts "Hello world"