Elixir Framework UI Overhaul

Elixir Framework UI Overhaul

Product Development

November, 2020

2 minutes

Project Aim

This project aims to enhance the performance and usability of Elixir Framework by rebuilding the user interface using React. The new UI supports all of Elixir's rich features, providing a dynamic and scalable solution that meets enterprise functional and non-functional requirements.

My Role

As the sole developer responsible for the UI overhaul, I built the entire interface using React, replacing the previous HTML generation approach. My role involved implementing complex logic to dynamically render various scenarios supported by Elixir. I ensured that the new UI was capable of supporting all features, providing a seamless and efficient user experience.

Description & Technologies

Elixir Framework merges several technologies such as MDA (Model Driven Architecture), Generic Programming, SOA (Service Oriented Architecture), and various design patterns to generate three-tier web-based applications from UML (Run Then Specify). The new UI leverages React and Java, providing the following features:

  • Dynamic UI Rendering: Automatically generates user interfaces based on specified metadata.
  • Performance Improvement: Reduces page load times and enhances responsiveness.
  • Rich Feature Support: Maintains all functionalities offered by the Elixir framework.
  • Scalability: Designed to handle a high number of concurrent users with minimal latency.
  • Security: Ensures secure data handling with HTTPS, encryption, and role-based access control.


The new React-based UI has significantly improved the performance and usability of Elixir's enterprise application framework. It supports all the rich features and qualities that differentiate Elixir from other solutions, providing a competitive advantage in developing smart and scalable enterprise applications.

Key Aspects

  • Dynamic UI Rendering: Supports dynamic generation of user interfaces based on metadata.
  • Performance: Enhanced performance with faster load times and improved responsiveness.
  • Compatibility: Seamlessly integrates with Elixir's existing backend infrastructure.
  • User Experience: Improved user experience with a modern, intuitive interface.
  • Scalability: Capable of handling high concurrency with minimal latency.

Technologies Used

  • React: For building the dynamic and responsive user interface.
  • Java: The main language for Elixir's backend framework.

Final Thoughts

The Elixir Framework UI overhaul project successfully transitioned from a slow HTML generation approach to a fast, dynamic React-based interface. This enhancement has not only improved performance and usability but also ensured that Elixir's framework remains at the forefront of enterprise application development.