[erlang-questions] Misultin v0.1 released

Roberto Ostinelli <>
Mon Jul 27 21:19:25 CEST 2009


hi sergej,

i have avoided http_bin for this release, since it is a new packet  
type available only on R13. i'll probably integrate it and set a  
fallback to http for previous versions of erlang.

thank you for this feedback.

r.


On 27/lug/09, at 20:17, Rapsey wrote:

> If performance is your priority, perhaps you should think about using
> binaries instead of lists for parsing requests (http_bin instead of  
> http in
> setopts). Matching binaries is much faster.
> Also using file:read_file for sending files is not exactly the best  
> design
> choice.
>
>
> Sergej
>
> On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 7:29 PM, Roberto Ostinelli < 
> >wrote:
>
>> Dear all,
>>
>> I've just released Misultin, an Erlang library for building fast
>> lightweight HTTP servers.
>>
>> Why another lightweight HTTP library in Erlang, when there's such a  
>> popular
>> and (may I add) wonderful Mochiweb library out there?
>>
>> The answer is simple. Misultin is targeted to be more lightweight,  
>> and
>> faster. The first benchmarks show that Misultin is an average  
>> 25-30% faster
>> than Mochiweb:
>>
>> http://code.google.com/p/misultin/wiki/Benchmarks
>>
>> examples of what can be done with Misultin are available here:
>>
>> http://code.google.com/p/misultin/wiki/ExamplesPage
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>>> -|-|-(°>
>>
>> !r
>>



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