[erlang-questions] 2 questions

Kirill Zaborski <>
Thu Nov 2 10:12:32 CET 2006


Are there any resources about using Erlang in Emacs?
And also are there any resources about debugging Erlang (in Emacs or simply
in erl)? I searched for some tutorial and it seems like there is almost
nothing except documentation about dbg.

On 11/2/06, Vlad Dumitrescu <> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> On 11/2/06, Nils Müllner < > wrote:
> >     1: is there a standard ide? currently i use erlide plugin for
> > eclipse, but i don't find the debugger implemented in there...
>
> The standard IDE is still Emacs. We're working on erlide, but there's
> still a lot to do. The debugger is the next big feature that we are
> targeting, but I can't give a time estimate now.
>
> >     2: as i have to import every module i'd like to use, i wanted to
> > ask, if there is a nice way to browse one folder for possible modules,
> > list them and then let the user choose one without the need to import
> > them all. reason: of my program is extended later, it would be nice to
> > be able to write modules that are automatically detected.
>
> I'm not sure what you mean. One doesn't *have* to import any module,
> just use Module:Function(). The only thing importing does is let you
> write less text (i.e. just Function()), at the price of having to
> worry about function name clashes.
>
> best regards,
> Vlad
>
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