Erlang Ecosystem Foundation

Supporting the next generation of advanced, reliable, realtime applications

The Erlang Ecosystem Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization supported by over 750 members who embrace its collaborative Working Group model, and community-building events.

Our members include industry leaders who are dedicated to furthering state of the art for Erlang, Elixir, LFE and other technologies based on the BEAM.

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Upcoming Events

Online Project Night / Show and Tell

October 19 - October 19, 2021

Elixir Sydney

October 20 - October 20, 2021

OTP Training for Elixir Programmers - Europe

October 25 - October 29, 2021
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What does the Erlang Ecosystem Foundation do?

In order to meet the needs of the ecosystem, the ErlEF sponsors Working Groups to solve specific challenges faced by users of BEAM technology. Areas of particular interest include documentation, interoperability, and performance.

Build and Packaging

To evolve the tools in the ecosystem related to building, documenting, and deploying code, with a strong focus on interoperability between BEAM languages.

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Education, Training, & Adoption

Facilitate, evolve education and training and consolidate educational material(s) for all BEAM languages and the BEAM itself.

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Standardize, improve, and promote the APIs, tooling, and infrastructure for building embedded systems and IoT devices using Erlang VMs

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External Process Communication, Interoperability and Robustness

External Process Communication, Interoperability and Robustness

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To formally nominate community members for a fellowship role according to the Erlang Ecosystem Foundation bylaws. Creating and maintaining the criteria and procedure for nomination of fellows.

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Provide technical support and services to the BEAM community

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Language Interoperability

Facilitate the reuse of software components that target the Erlang Runtime.

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To evolve the tools in the ecosystem related to observability, such as metrics, distributed tracing and logging, with a strong focus on interoperability between BEAM languages.

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The mission of the Security Working Group is to identify security issues, and provide solutions, develop guidance, standards, technical mechanisms and documentation.

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To approve Erlang Ecosystem Foundation Sponsor candidacy.

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Machine Learning

To develop the ecosystem on all aspects in the context of Machine Learning, from native compilation to high-level abstractions and auxiliary projects.

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To expand awareness of Erlang Ecosystem and participation in its community. To promote the Erlang Ecosystem Foundation and its activities, and to increase engagement in the foundation.

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