Articles for erlang:
Using wpool and pg2 to build broadcastable worker pools
wpool is my preferred erlang worker pool library. But there is no easy way to broadcast a message to all spawned workers. Or is there? In this article we will have a look at wpool, how to easily replace a single gen_server with a process pool and finally how to …
First Erlang deployment
A report on how my first Erlang deployment went down, and what I learned from it.
erllex - simple erlang sample lexer
Showing off Regular Expressions in Erlang and how to build a simple lexer
Deployment without Erlang
Cranked out my mad video editing skillz and produced this gif.
Asynchronous function calling in Erlang
A look at asynchronous functions in Erlang and why there is no real need for a support library.
Testing Across Applications with EUnit
I am currently developing a distributed system for my Bachelor Thesis which utilizes a node controller application to distribute calculations from a client application towards node applications. For testing I wanted to use EUnit, mostly because that’s what I already knew and writing Unit Tests for my data module …
XML API parsing in erlang
Some weeks ago I wrote a application in Erlang which reads data from the youtube API. I wanted to parse its content efficiently via a sax parser and xmerl was the first search result that popped up. At first I had trouble reading its documentation it is actually easy enough …
Writing an Erlang OTP File Poller
A short introduction to Erlang OTP and how to program a File Poller which implements gen_server