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Erlang for Authoritative DNS

Posted by Anthony Eden  on  Dec 27, 2013

Anthony Eden explains why they chose to use Erlang for an authoritative DNS, how Erlang helped along the way and some of the challenges faced.

05:38

How Erlang Can Help You Become a Better Clojure Developer

Posted by Reid Draper  on  Sep 27, 2013

Reid Draper discusses lessons learned from Erlang that can be applied to Clojure (lighting talk).

01:10:21

Systems that Run Forever Self-heal and Scale

Posted by Joe Armstrong  on  Aug 06, 2013

Joe Armstrong outlines the architectural principles needed for building scalable fault-tolerant systems built from small isolated parallel components which communicate though well-defined protocols.

48:37

Leapfrogging Online Payments & Burying Tech Debt

Posted by David Craelius  on  Jul 15, 2013

David Craelius tells the story of Klarna building an online payment system in Erlang and their approach to solving the nightmare of technical debt accumulated during a period of fast expansion.

52:15

Erlang and the Chasm

Posted by Torben Hoffmann  on  Jul 08, 2013

Torben Hoffmann looks at the status of Erlang using the technology life cycle lenses of Geofrey More and in particular discuss if Erlang is before, in or after the Chasm.

53:30

Erlang Web Development with Yaws

Posted by Steve Vinoski  on  Apr 04, 2013 1

Steve Vinoski overviews Yaws with code samples to highlight some of its features. Steve also discusses internals of Yaws, and how powerful Erlang can be for web development and distributed systems.

29:26

Elixir: Modern Programming for the Erlang VM

Posted by José Valim  on  Feb 04, 2013

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.

Lessons from Erlang: Principles of Building Reliable Systems

Posted by Garrett Smith  on  Jan 18, 2013

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.

Rewriting GitHub Pages with Riak and Webmachine

Posted by Jesse Newland  on  Dec 18, 2012

Jesse Newland discusses how GitHub pages were re-written with Erlang, Riak and Webmachine in order to improve their performance.

Real Time Bidding: Where Erlang Blooms

Posted by Fred Hebert  on  Dec 14, 2012

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.

Small is Beautiful

Posted by Mike Williams  on  Nov 28, 2012 1

Mike Williams discusses large vs. small software development teams, concluding that smaller teams are better suited for most cases.

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.

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