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Elixir

API Reference

Modules

Access

Key-based access to data structures

Agent

Agents are a simple abstraction around state

Application

A module for working with applications and defining application callbacks

Atom

Convenience functions for working with atoms

Base

This module provides data encoding and decoding functions according to RFC 4648

Behaviour deprecated

Mechanism for handling behaviours

Bitwise

A set of macros that perform calculations on bits

Calendar

This module defines the responsibilities for working with calendars, dates, times and datetimes in Elixir

Calendar.ISO

A calendar implementation that follows to ISO 8601

Code

Utilities for managing code compilation, code evaluation, and code loading

Collectable

A protocol to traverse data structures

Date

A Date struct and functions

Date.Range

Returns an inclusive range between dates

DateTime

A datetime implementation with a time zone

Dict deprecated

Generic API for dictionaries

DynamicSupervisor

A supervisor that starts children dynamically

Enum

Provides a set of algorithms to work with enumerables

Enumerable

Enumerable protocol used by Enum and Stream modules

Exception

Functions to format throw/catch/exit and exceptions

File

This module contains functions to manipulate files

File.Stat

A struct that holds file information

File.Stream

Defines a File.Stream struct returned by File.stream!/3

Float

Functions for working with floating-point numbers

Function

A set of functions for working with functions

GenEvent deprecated

A event manager with event handlers behaviour

GenServer

A behaviour module for implementing the server of a client-server relation

HashDict deprecated

Tuple-based HashDict implementation

HashSet deprecated

Tuple-based HashSet implementation

IO

Functions handling input/output (IO)

IO.ANSI

Functionality to render ANSI escape sequences

IO.Stream

Defines an IO.Stream struct returned by IO.stream/2 and IO.binstream/2

Inspect

The Inspect protocol converts an Elixir data structure into an algebra document

Inspect.Algebra

A set of functions for creating and manipulating algebra documents

Inspect.Opts

Defines the Inspect.Opts used by the Inspect protocol

Integer

Functions for working with integers

Kernel

Kernel is Elixir’s default environment

Kernel.ParallelCompiler

A module responsible for compiling and requiring files in parallel

Kernel.SpecialForms

Special forms are the basic building blocks of Elixir, and therefore cannot be overridden by the developer

Keyword

A set of functions for working with keywords

List

Functions that work on (linked) lists

List.Chars

The List.Chars protocol is responsible for converting a structure to a charlist (only if applicable)

Macro

Conveniences for working with macros

Macro.Env

A struct that holds compile time environment information

Map

A set of functions for working with maps

MapSet

Functions that work on sets

Module

Provides functions to deal with modules during compilation time

NaiveDateTime

A NaiveDateTime struct (without a time zone) and functions

Node

Functions related to VM nodes

OptionParser

This module contains functions to parse command line options

Path

This module provides conveniences for manipulating or retrieving file system paths

Port

Functions for interacting with the external world through ports

Process

Conveniences for working with processes and the process dictionary

Protocol

Functions for working with protocols

Range

Defines a range

Record

Module to work with, define, and import records

Regex

Provides regular expressions for Elixir

Registry

A local, decentralized and scalable key-value process storage

Set deprecated

Generic API for sets

Stream

Functions for creating and composing streams

String

A String in Elixir is a UTF-8 encoded binary

String.Chars

The String.Chars protocol is responsible for converting a structure to a binary (only if applicable)

StringIO

Controls an IO device process that wraps a string

Supervisor

A behaviour module for implementing supervisors

Supervisor.Spec deprecated

Outdated functions for building child specifications

System

The System module provides functions that interact directly with the VM or the host system

Task

Conveniences for spawning and awaiting tasks

Task.Supervisor

A task supervisor

Time

A Time struct and functions

Tuple

Functions for working with tuples

URI

Utilities for working with URIs

Version

Functions for parsing and matching versions against requirements

Exceptions

ArgumentError
ArithmeticError
BadArityError
BadBooleanError
BadFunctionError
BadMapError
BadStructError
CaseClauseError
Code.LoadError
CompileError
CondClauseError
Enum.EmptyError
Enum.OutOfBoundsError
ErlangError
File.CopyError
File.Error
File.LinkError
FunctionClauseError
IO.StreamError
Inspect.Error

Raised when a struct cannot be inspected

KeyError
MatchError
OptionParser.ParseError
Protocol.UndefinedError
Regex.CompileError
RuntimeError
SyntaxError
SystemLimitError
TokenMissingError
TryClauseError
UndefinedFunctionError
UnicodeConversionError
Version.InvalidRequirementError
Version.InvalidVersionError
WithClauseError

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