SpawnFest 2021 winners

Project eep49ers

by Forty-Niners

Implementation of EEP-49 (Value-Based Error Handling Mechanisms) onto regular Erlang/OTP

was distinguished in the following categories

1st place overall πŸ₯‡
Completion - 1st πŸ₯‡
Correctness - 1st πŸ₯‡
Usefulness - 1st πŸ₯‡
Maintainability - 3rd πŸ₯‰
bringing a feature from Elixir to Erlang
- Brooklyn
great to see cross-pollination of ideas between the two languages [Erlang and Elixir]
- Evadne
EEP 49 is a good move
- Kenji
astonishing work
- Laura
the most impressive Hackathon project I've ever judged
- Quinn

Project Sketch

by Toe BEAMs

A library for creating generative art with Elixir.

was distinguished in the following categories

2nd place overall πŸ₯ˆ
Completion - 2nd πŸ₯ˆ
Creativity - 2nd πŸ₯ˆ
Innovation - 2nd πŸ₯ˆ
Maintainability - 2nd πŸ₯ˆ
Correctness - 3rd πŸ₯‰
clear scope with a fun outcome. Well done!
- Brooklyn
highly competently constructed
- Evadne
a beautiful project, I love the idea, love the fact that they used both Erlang (...) and Elixir
- Laura
I absolutely adored this project!
- Quinn
looking forward to additional ideas in this space
- RenΓ©

with the following prizes

5x virtual tickets
5x virtual tickets

by Code Sync

$500 in credits
$500 in credits

by GitHub

$792 in Amazon gift cards
$792 in Amazon gift cards

by Erlang Ecosystem Foundation

2x annual subscriptions
2x annual subscriptions

by Groxio

1x Oculus Quest 2
1x Oculus Quest 2

by Remote

$750 in swag
$750 in swag

by Whatsapp


Project eflambe

by eflambΓ©

A tool for rapid profiling of Erlang and Elixir applications

was distinguished in the following categories

Usefulness - 2nd πŸ₯ˆ
3rd place overall πŸ₯‰
very pleased to see an implementation that integrates well with Erlang/OTP based applications
- Evadne
will be a great tracing tool
- Kenji
I loved the fact that they used _another spawnfest project_ to use their tool on and record the demo video!!
- Laura
I was really happy with how simple the API you put together was
- Quinn
Really stellar work :)
- Quinn

with the following prizes

$150 in Amazon gift cards
$150 in Amazon gift cards

by 2600Hz

$461 in Amazon gift cards
$461 in Amazon gift cards

by Erlang Ecosystem Foundation

$280 in swag and Amazon gift cards
$280 in swag and Amazon gift cards

by Klarna

2x annual subscriptions
2x annual subscriptions

by Groxio

1x Oculus Quest 2
1x Oculus Quest 2

by Remote

$300 in swag
$300 in swag

by Whatsapp


Project beamoji

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was distinguished in the following categories

Creativity - 1st πŸ₯‡
Innovation - 1st πŸ₯‡
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- Brooklyn
the first automatic Erlang to Emoji transpiler πŸ™ƒ (...) πŸ™ˆ
- Evadne
This is the absolute winner in creativity (...) 😍
- Laura
Had you only implemented the transpiler, the project would have already been incredible
- Quinn
clearly capable of providing real world value by stress testing Erlang tooling in unique ways
- Quinn

with the following prizes

$150 in Amazon gift cards
$150 in Amazon gift cards

by NineFX

$387 in Amazon gift cards
$387 in Amazon gift cards

by Erlang Ecosystem Foundation

$220 in swag and Amazon gift cards
$220 in swag and Amazon gift cards

by Klarna

1x virtual conference ticket
1x virtual conference ticket

by Erlang Solutions

1x Oculus Quest 2
1x Oculus Quest 2

by Remote

2x €500 in credits
2x €500 in credits

by AppSignal

$300 in swag
$300 in swag

by Whatsapp


Project eArangoDB

by Doctor Who

Easy communication with ArangoDB database

was distinguished in the following categories

Maintainability - 1st πŸ₯‡
Correctness - 2nd πŸ₯ˆ
Completion - 3rd πŸ₯‰
The code reads well, is easy to follow
- Brooklyn
What is impressive is that (...) the team [did] a fine job of implementing a well defined project
- Evadne
A useful library for accessing external ArangoDB servers.
- Kenji
I was thankful for the demo project they included to show off their tooling with a real problem!
- Quinn
I was excited to see such consistent use of typespecs!
- Quinn

with the following prizes

1x reMarkable 2
1x reMarkable 2

by Nomasystems

$492 in Amazon gift cards
$492 in Amazon gift cards

by Erlang Ecosystem Foundation

3x virtual tickets
3x virtual tickets

by Erlang Solutions

1x Oculus Quest 2
1x Oculus Quest 2

by Remote

1x €500 in credits
1x €500 in credits

by AppSignal

$150 in swag
$150 in swag

by Whatsapp


Project ielixir

by pro.elixir

Jupyter's kernel for Elixir

was distinguished in the following categories

Creativity - 3rd πŸ₯‰
a very nice integrated solution
- Evadne
an impressive project
- Evadne
I value positively that they included a CoC
- Laura
Wow, this project is a cool combination of technologies!
- Quinn
competition like this is a really healthy thing that can lead to a cross-pollination of ideas like you've demonstrated
- Quinn

with the following prizes

$70 in Amazon gift cards
$70 in Amazon gift cards

by Erlang Ecosystem Foundation


Project discovery

by Discovery

Platform for hosting realtime, stateful servers with zero downtime deployment and horizontal scaling on Kubernetes

was distinguished in the following categories

Usefulness - 3rd πŸ₯‰
This project makes sense
- Brooklyn
it is helpful to see projects like these
- Evadne
I absolutely love the idea of this project
- Laura
It represents the spirit of the BEAM all right!
- Laura
super impressed by how much you were able to accomplish with this project!
- Quinn

with the following prizes

$60 in Amazon gift cards
$60 in Amazon gift cards

by Erlang Ecosystem Foundation

1x virtual ticket
1x virtual ticket

by Erlang Solutions


Project thebugcatcher

by The Alembic

Morph between Ecto & JSON Schemas!

was distinguished in the following categories

Innovation - 3rd πŸ₯‰
It's great seeing schema-generated interop showing up in various places
- Brooklyn
solves an interesting issue of impedance mismatch and tedium often faced by Client SDK authors
- Evadne
useful for (...) real-world applications
- Kenji
I can see real value in it for actual use
- Laura
This project tackles a very real problem that many in the ecosystem have experienced
- Brooklyn

with the following prizes

$138 in Amazon gift cards
$138 in Amazon gift cards

by Erlang Ecosystem Foundation


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