Thu Jan 14 08:55:28 CET 2010
On Jan 13, 2010, at 10:31 AM, Fred Hebert wrote:
> helpful. CEAN and trapexit are other excellent sources for
> programmers. The
> guys at http://ideone.com/ has a feature to run Erlang code from the
> web (à
> la codepad.org), there are countless interesting products and tools.
> I do
> believe this is the way to really make Erlang a better choice for
> new products.
I can't let mentions of online code doohickeys go by without
recent project: http://runroot.com/
runroot is a web-based live REPL system. You can run a very
shell right in your browser with full access to the underlying system.
Backstory: runroot was made with the intention of creating a web-
low barrier to entry erlang tutoring system. To increase the appeal
I added another handful of languages at the last minute. It's still
early in the project's life, but so far everything is coming together
Some people have been talking about C vs. Erlang again recently. I
the first runroot backend as a cnode + libevent. After months of
bugs and subtle race conditions, it still didn't work properly. I
ten month old project in eight hours. It went from 2k LOC in C to
600 LOC in Erlang (and it has more features than the 2k LOC C version!).
: Released at: http://bitbucket.org/mattsta/runroot-eco/
Don't repeat my mistakes.
Matt Stancliff San Jose, CA
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"The best way to predict the future is to invent it." --Alan Kay
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