SpawnFest 2022 winners

Project json_native

by Jason

An extension of the Jason package - the blazing fast JSON encoder for Elixir

was distinguished in the following categories

1st place overall 🥇
creativity - 2nd 🥈
usefulness - 1st 🥇
innovation - 1st 🥇
correctness - 1st 🥇
maintainability - 1st 🥇
completion - 2nd (ex æquo) 🥈
I'm really hopeful that this pattern becomes more popular within the ecosystem
- Quinn
A nice addition to jason
- Kenji
Highly focused project with an established upgrade path
- Evadne

with the following prizes

$1000 in Amazon gift cards
$1000 in Amazon gift cards

by Erlang Ecosystem Foundation

$800 in Amazon gift cards
$800 in Amazon gift cards

by TI Tokyo

$250 in AppSignal credits
$250 in AppSignal credits

by AppSignal

1 x GRiSP 2 board
1 x GRiSP 2 board

by Entelios

2 x virtual tickets
2 x virtual tickets

by Erlang Solutions

1 x annual subscriptions
1 x annual subscriptions

by Groxio

$200 in Amazon gift cards
$200 in Amazon gift cards

by 2600Hz


Project secret_vault

by ruos

All-in-one solution for storing your Elixir application secrets inside the repository

was distinguished in the following categories

2nd place overall (ex æquo) 🥈
usefulness - 3rd 🥉
correctness - 3rd (ex æquo) 🥉
maintainability - 2nd 🥈
completion - 1st 🥇
Amazing work here! Lots of Documatation (sic)! It even includes a tutorial (O_O)
- Brujo
This implementation is of excellent quality, worth adopting in production projects
- Evadne
This tool will be useful for securing Elixir applications
- Kenji

with the following prizes

$413 in Amazon gift cards
$413 in Amazon gift cards

by Erlang Ecosystem Foundation

$500 in Amazon gift cards
$500 in Amazon gift cards

by TI Tokyo

1 x GRiSP 2 board
1 x GRiSP 2 board

by Entelios

1 x virtual tickets
1 x virtual tickets

by Erlang Solutions

2 x annual subscriptions
2 x annual subscriptions

by Groxio


Project the-arborists

by The Arborists

Extend the Livebook with an easy way to explore nested data structures in the UI

was distinguished in the following categories

2nd place overall (ex æquo) 🥈
creativity - 3rd 🥉
innovation - 3rd 🥉
usefulness - 2nd 🥈
completion - 2nd (ex æquo) 🥈
A perfect example of the sort of real-world innovations that can come out of a small, focused hackathon project
- Quinn
This project [...] exhibits the OG spirit of Spawnfest, where useful enhancements were made to an established project
- Evadne
Very simple, yet very useful idea
- Brujo

with the following prizes

$350 in Amazon gift cards
$350 in Amazon gift cards

by Erlang Ecosystem Foundation

$350 in Amazon gift cards
$350 in Amazon gift cards

by TI Tokyo

$250 in AppSignal credits
$250 in AppSignal credits

by AppSignal

1 x GRiSP 2 board
1 x GRiSP 2 board

by Entelios

1 x virtual tickets
1 x virtual tickets

by Erlang Solutions


Project dtu

by SquarePants

DTU is a data format that, unlike YAML, allows to define pretty decent programming language

was distinguished in the following categories

3rd place overall 🥉
creativity - 1st 🥇
innovation - 2nd 🥈
correctness - 3rd (ex æquo) 🥉
completion - 3rd (ex æquo) 🥉
Absolutely incredible work! This is such a fun project
- Quinn
This language will make a good alternative to existing web description languages
- Kenji
... showcasing the power of Erlang when it comes to transformation between executable data structures
- Evadne

with the following prizes

$599 in Amazon gift cards
$599 in Amazon gift cards

by Erlang Ecosystem Foundation

$250 in AppSignal credits
$250 in AppSignal credits

by AppSignal

1 x GRiSP 2 board
1 x GRiSP 2 board

by Entelios

1 x virtual tickets
1 x virtual tickets

by Erlang Solutions


Project OMA

by one-man-army

Leex column support

was distinguished in the following categories

correctness - 2nd 🥈
maintainability - 3rd (ex æquo) 🥉
completion - 3rd (ex æquo) 🥉
It's nice to see that the ideas from the spawnfest website finally serve their purpose
- Brujo
The contestant made a patch for OTP, which is highly commendable
- Evadne
This is a genuinely useful addition to Leex
- Quinn

with the following prizes

$350 in Amazon gift cards
$350 in Amazon gift cards

by TI Tokyo

$250 in AppSignal credits
$250 in AppSignal credits

by AppSignal

1 x GRiSP 2 board
1 x GRiSP 2 board

by Entelios

1 x virtual tickets
1 x virtual tickets

by Erlang Solutions


Project tres-web

by Tres Web

TresWeb is a local-first tool to inspect, explore and understand the core properties over which the modern decentralized web is made of

was distinguished in the following categories

maintainability - 3rd (ex æquo) 🥉
I was [...] impressed with how feature-complete the whole experience was
- Quinn
This tool is a good example of a CID/Multiaddr application on Elixir
- Kenji
A tour de force regarding the kind of productivity a small team may enjoy when using the BEAM
- Evadne

with the following prizes

$350 in Amazon gift cards
$350 in Amazon gift cards

by Erlang Ecosystem Foundation


Project lively

by Lively

Lively is a collection of utilities for working with Ecto and Livebook

was distinguished in the following categories

Livebook - 1st 🥇
Bring[s] the integration between Livebook and Ecto to the next level
- José

with the following prizes

$180 in Amazon gift cards
$180 in Amazon gift cards

by Erlang Ecosystem Foundation

$113 in AppSignal credits
$113 in AppSignal credits

by AppSignal

1 x GRiSP 2 board
1 x GRiSP 2 board

by Entelios

$180 in Project Numbat SWAG
$180 in Project Numbat SWAG

by Livebook

$450 in Amazon gift cards
$450 in Amazon gift cards

by Livebook

1 x virtual tickets
1 x virtual tickets

by Erlang Solutions

1 x annual subscriptions
1 x annual subscriptions

by Groxio


Project eflambe_live

by eFlambè Live

Generate and view flamegraphs in Livebook

was distinguished in the following categories

Livebook - 2nd 🥈

with the following prizes

$250 in AppSignal credits
$250 in AppSignal credits

by AppSignal

1 x GRiSP 2 board
1 x GRiSP 2 board

by Entelios

$90 in Project Numbat SWAG
$90 in Project Numbat SWAG

by Livebook

$225 in Amazon gift cards
$225 in Amazon gift cards

by Livebook


by GraphQLiens

A Livebook Smart Cell designed to run GraphQL queries

was distinguished in the following categories

Livebook - 3rd 🥉
Great example of using the new AbsintheClient with Livebook and making GraphQL accessible
- José

with the following prizes

$108 in Amazon gift cards
$108 in Amazon gift cards

by Erlang Ecosystem Foundation

$137 in AppSignal credits
$137 in AppSignal credits

by AppSignal

$30 in Project Numbat SWAG
$30 in Project Numbat SWAG

by Livebook

$75 in Amazon gift cards
$75 in Amazon gift cards

by Livebook


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