a simple, yet powerful modern functional language with a state-of-art syntax. Ela combines
strict and lazy evaluation, dynamic typing and features, which are normally adopted by statically
typed languages, such as algebraic data types and Haskell style type classes.
be used to study and teach functional programming, for prototyping, for writing theorem provers, for scripting,
as well as for development of applications in a pure functional way. Ela comes with a rich standard
library, interactive console and a graphical development environment. Ela also offers a flexible and powerful
interface to .NET programming languages, such as C#.
A taste of Ela
x = (1,2)
y = (3,4)
z = x + y
z / (2,3)
Ela Platform 2016.3 is out
Ela Platform 2016.3 is an iterative release that focuses on Ela standard library. It also comes with
updated versions of Ela and Elide and expands Ela documentation.
Ela Platform 2016.2 is out
Ela Platform 2016.2 is a stabilization release. It comes with a new version of Ela compiler that addresses several important issues and refactorings.
Ela Platform 2016.1 is out
Ela Platform 2016.1 contains multiple changes to the standard library. Also an experimental feature in Ela compiler
that allows to infer contexts from function arguments is now supposed to be stable.
Ela Platform 2015.3 is out
Ela Platform 2015.3 is focused on additions and enhancements to the standard library. Starting from this version an arbitrary precision integer type is introduced (integer module), polymorphic numeric literals, new modules math, symbolic, stack, state and important additions to other modules. Also Ela now goes from .NET 2.0 to .NET 4.0 (and Mono 2.8 respectively). Besides this Ela Platform 2015.3 includes several other enhancements to Ela standard library and a new version of Ela with several important bug fixes.