Articles about: erlang



Google Sponsors Projects on the Erlang VM

The BEAM Community is a group of projects that run on the Erlang VM. Their goal is to host relevant projects in the Erlang community, making it easy for those projects to participate in the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2013 and for interested students to pick their best choice. Check out their… Read more »



Memory Models in Erlang vs Java

A view of Erlang (focused on the memory model) from a “Java Code Geek”. Read more »



Motivated Reasoning and Erlang vs. Python vs. Node

Check out this comparison between Misultin, Mochiweb, Cowboy, Node.JS, and Tornado . Tests such as this one tend to focus on either raw parsing speed or total number of concurrent connections, and which is more important depends on the ultimate application. Or they perfectly tune the tester’s… Read more »



Playdar Codebase Reduced by 75% by Erlang Rewrite

Playdar , an open-source ‘music content resolver service’ that finds music on your local computers or your friends’ computers and streams that music to you, rewrote the code in Erlang. From the original C++ codebase, Richard Jones  reduced  the lines of code by 75%. In other words, it went from… Read more »



Webmachine, ErlyDTL and Riak

Oliver Reeves at has a good overview of using webmachine with Riak . It's the first in a series. Read more »