# Interactive Elixir Session(IEx)
Elixir's Interactive shell.
$ iex Erlang/OTP 22 [erts-10.6.4] [source] [64-bit] [smp:8:8] [ds:8:8:10] [async-threads:1] [hipe] Interactive Elixir (1.10.2) - press Ctrl+C to exit (type h() ENTER for help) iex(1)>
# Playing with IEx.
input anything on the IEx and see the results it gives
iex(1)> 1 + 7 8 iex(2)> IO.puts "Hello world" Hello world :ok iex(3)> 10 * 67 670
Enter h in IEx, and check out the output.
thats a helper function to find about any in-built function or data type in Elixir, the number following the slash is the number of arguments the function expects.
check the results
The result contains every nitty gritty of Strings in Elixir. You can use that to check and confirm every function.
The IEx can also be configured or customized..
visit this link to know more about IEx
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