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Metaprogramming for the Masses

Posted by Richard Carlsson  on  Nov 20, 2012 1

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.

Erlang Scales … Do You?

Posted by Erik Happi Stenman  on  Nov 14, 2012

Erik Happi Stenman discusses 4 scalability basic requirements: the right business model, the right technology, the right people, and the right (amount of) process.

Building Cloud Services with Riak

Posted by Andy Gross  on  Oct 29, 2012

Andy Gross reports on how Basho used Riak and Erlang to build their cloud storage service.

What Can Be Done with Java but Should Better Be Done with Erlang

Posted by Pavlo Baron  on  Oct 16, 2012 1

Pavlo Baron presents code samples when in his opinion Erlang is a better fit than Java.

Polyglot Parallelism: A Case Study in Using Erlang and Ruby at Rackspace

Posted by Phil Toland  on  Oct 02, 2012

Phil Toland discusses using Erlang and Ruby providing backup for 20k network devices running in 8 datacenters across 3 continents for Rackspace’s operations.

Certifying Your Car with Erlang

Posted by John Hughes  on  Sep 20, 2012 2

John Hughes explains how Quviq tests embedded ECU software for AUTOSAR compliance using QuickCheck.

Erlang Embedded - Concurrent Blinkenlights and More!

Posted by Omer Kilic  on  Sep 12, 2012

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.

A DSL for Scripting Refactoring in Erlang

Posted by Simon Thompson  on  Sep 04, 2012

Simon Thompson introduces Wrangler, a refactoring tool written in Erlang for Erlang code and embeddable in common IDEs, such as Emacs and Eclipse.

Erlang, the Language from the Future?

Posted by Damien Katz  on  Aug 28, 2012 5

Damien Katz explains the benefits and drawbacks of using Erlang, why this language is from the future and why Couchbase has migrated some of the CouchDB’s initial Erlang code to C/C++.

Combinatorrent - Writing Haskell Code for Fun and Profit

Posted by Jesper Louis Andersen  on  Aug 27, 2012

Jesper Louis Andersen presents a case study of a BitTorrent client written in Haskell based on reusable patterns, drawing conclusions on what is great and not so great in Haskell and comparing it with a similar Erlang client.

"Big Data" and the Future of DevOps

Posted by Ram Singh  on  Aug 24, 2012 2

Ram C Singh discusses using Big Data for infrastructure telemetry along with good practices and an autonomic engine to create an autonomic computing infrastructure that might prevent downtime.

Erlang's Open Telecom Platform (OTP) Framework

Posted by Steve Vinoski  on  Aug 24, 2012 1

Steve Vinoski introduces Erlang’s OTP Frmework, outlining some of its main features, including several behaviors – implementations of common patterns useful for concurrent fault-tolerant applications.

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