Erlang for web-developers

Roberto Saccon <>
Tue Aug 29 05:45:16 CEST 2006


For PDF you could use http://pdflib.de, wich is commercial, but worth
its price and ships with C source code, so you could build a
port-driver (never done that myself, I am also new to Erlang), and for
RPC with flash you could use Yarivs haxe remoting module.

On 8/28/06, Andrés Valenciano <> wrote:
> Dmitrii Dimandt wrote:
> > I think that in order to sell Erlang to web developers, we need to focus
> > exactly on the things that can be "branched off". Because telecom stuff
> > is interesting, but it also is scary. What else can we lure web
> > developers with?
>
> I am new guy in this Erlang block after years of Java, some Python and a
> year of Ruby ( and others before those 3).
>
> I am very interested in Erlang for web development but at this point
> some things are missing for me, those are the more "trivial" things like
> PDF generation, charts, all these other features that some web
> applications needs that are not as interesting as all the Erlang
> strengths but some times needed.
>
> For example, I am in the starting process for a new project (in my day
> job), a web project, that has a SMS related service and I was really
> excited about it because I thought I could use Erlang there but then
> this other guy with Cold Fusion experience wants to use that product for
> the project, which gives the web server, the not-so-interesting things
> like PDF, Flash, etc and an SMPP implementation all in the same package.
>
> Is that one a lost battle in my case?
>
>
> -Andrés
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Roberto Saccon



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