Are there any open source Elixir projects that I could help with as a beginner?

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  • tournamap

    Website to visualize Smash Ultimate tournaments near you

    The tiny (we're talking less than a hundred lines) bit of backend logic for my smash tournament locator project is open source if you're looking for something really small to start with:

  • wasmCloud

    wasmCloud allows for simple, secure, distributed application development using WebAssembly actors and capability providers.

    The wasmCloud project ( has a number of areas where people can contribute. As someone else said, you can filter on "good first issue" to get an idea for what needs doing.

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  • notifiex

    A dead simple Elixir library for sending notifications to various messaging services. (supports file uploads, multiple notification dispatching, and much more! ✨) (by notifiex)

    I don't want to advertise my project here again, but I feel that it would be great if someone could develop plugins for Notifiex (, or could fix beginner-friendly issues!

  • pathex

    Fastest tool to access data in Elixir

    One concrete idea in this vein is to create livebook docs for libraries that don't have them. One neat new library that I think could really benefit from this is

  • ice_cream

    I don’t know of a tutorial but this library has a nice LiveBook doc:

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