José Valim introduces Elixir, a programming language for the Erlang VM – an attempt to provide better abstractions and productivity tools like protocols and macros usually required for web development.
Garrett Smith discusses building reliable systems starting with lessons from Erlang, then outlining a set of principles and the practices for applying these principles in languages such as Ruby, Python, and Java.
Jesse Newland discusses how GitHub pages were re-written with Erlang, Riak and Webmachine in order to improve their performance.
Fred Hebert discusses using Erlang for a real-time bidding system, providing some details of its design and architecture, along with lessons learned while implementing it.
Mike Williams discusses large vs. small software development teams, concluding that smaller teams are better suited for most cases.
Richard Carlsson introduces and demoes a library for using template strings with meta-variables. The library was used at Klarna to implement a DSL for business logic.
Erik Happi Stenman discusses 4 scalability basic requirements: the right business model, the right technology, the right people, and the right (amount of) process.
Andy Gross reports on how Basho used Riak and Erlang to build their cloud storage service.
Pavlo Baron presents code samples when in his opinion Erlang is a better fit than Java.
Phil Toland discusses using Erlang and Ruby providing backup for 20k network devices running in 8 datacenters across 3 continents for Rackspace’s operations.
John Hughes explains how Quviq tests embedded ECU software for AUTOSAR compliance using QuickCheck.
Omer Kilic discusses challenges in today’s embedded systems, how Erlang can help in that domain and the current state of Erlang and plans for it regarding embedded systems.