Hex Then and Now

Wojtek Mach


Hex is the package manager for the Erlang ecosystem. It has been started in 2013 by Eric Meadows-Jönsson and officially announced alongside Elixir v0.13.0 in 2014. What changed about Hex, the package ecosystem, the community over the last decade? What did not change? In this talk we’ll go through major milestones in Hex’s development and ecosystem and see what we can learn from them.