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Getting started

See the official site at

Install the latest version of Phoenix by following the instructions at


API documentation is available at

Phoenix.js documentation is available at


We appreciate any contribution to Phoenix. Check our and guides for more information. We usually keep a list of features and bugs in the issue tracker.

Generating a Phoenix project from unreleased versions

You can create a new project using the latest Phoenix source installer (the
Mix task) with the following steps:
  1. Remove any previously installed
    archives so that Mix will pick up the local source code. This can be done with
    mix archive.uninstall phx_new
    or by simply deleting the file, which is usually in
  2. Copy this repo via
    git clone
    or by downloading it
  3. Run the
    Mix task from within the
    directory, for example:
$ cd phoenix/installer
$ mix dev_app --dev


flag will configure your new project's
dep as a relative path dependency, pointing to your local Phoenix checkout:
defp deps do
  [{:phoenix, path: "../..", override: true},

To create projects outside of the

directory, add the latest archive to your machine by following the instructions in installer/

To build the documentation from source:

$ npm install --prefix assets
$ MIX_ENV=docs mix docs

To build Phoenix from source:

$ mix deps.get
$ mix compile

To build the Phoenix installer from source:

$ mix deps.get
$ mix compile
$ mix

Building phoenix.js

$ cd assets
$ npm install
$ npm run watch

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Copyright and License

Copyright (c) 2014, Chris McCord.

Phoenix source code is licensed under the MIT License.

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