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 1,000 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

ElixirConf EU 2023

April 20 - April 21, 2023


May 12 - May 12, 2023

Lambda Days - 10 years

June 05 - June 06, 2023
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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 and manage the Erlang Ecosystem Foundation Sponsors.

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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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