[erlang-questions] Newbie training project proposal

Tomasz Błachowicz <>
Tue Sep 11 02:18:33 CEST 2007


I've just created discussion group and the site for the project. Feel
free to visit erlstomp project :)


On 9/10/07, Tomasz Błachowicz <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm looking for wannabe/newbie erlang developers who'd like to learn
> that language in practice. I'm going to create new open source project
> from scratch that will aim to implement STOMP messaging protocol [1]
> in erlang. I've been considering both client and server side
> implementation.
> The STOMP protocol is a quite interesting proposal of simple
> text-oriented messaging protocol. While coding we could probably
> explore such erlang areas like socket programming, possibly gen_server
> framework, Mnesia, ETS, not to mention basic concepts of the language.
> I believe STOMP protocol is kind of ideal candidate for that exercise,
> bacause it's simple enough (I mean not so complex) and contains some
> non-trivial aspects e.g. transactions, full-duplex socket traffic,
> etc.
> I personally believe that is could be good opportunity to learn erlang
> by coding instead of only by reading books, articles and tutorials,
> etc. If you are interested in participation, please contact me
> directly.
> References:
> [1] http://stomp.codehaus.org/Protocol
> Take care,
> Tom

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