Phoenix Elixir Installation in Windows 10

Here is the full guide on how to set up and install the latest Phoenix Web Framework and Elixir in Windows 10. In this case, I’m using Windows 10 as my day to day software development environment. Please follow the steps below:

In summary, to build a new Phoenix application, we will need to install a few software :

  • the Erlang VM and the Elixir programming language
  • PostgreSQL as default preferable database
  • Node.JS for assets – which can be opt-out, especially if you are building APIs
  • Phoenix Framework
  • Cmder (my favorite terminal in Windows)