[erlang-questions] YAWS RESTful examples

Alain O'Dea <>
Sun Feb 6 16:32:42 CET 2011


Hi David:

I totally agree with Lukas.  I could bot make heads or tails of REST on YAWS.  It seemed like a square peg in a round hole.

With Webmachine I built Scrumjet, a toy task tracker with a RESTful interface and Mnesia persistence:
http://github.com/AlainODea/scrumjet

I have released several Zotonic modules built on Webmachine:
http://github.com/AlainODea/mod_paypal
http://github.com/AlainODea/mod_download
http://github.com/AlainODea/mod_term_feed

Best regards,
Alain



On 2011-02-06, at 11:41, Lukas Larsson <> wrote:

> If you are building RESTfull things in Erlang you want to have a look at
> webmachine. It takes care of alot of the details which come with RESTfull
> http without you having to worry about them.
> 
> http://webmachine.basho.com/
> 
> Lukas
> 
> On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 3:58 PM, David Sergey <>wrote:
> 
>> Hello List
>> 
>> I have upcoming project where I can chose technology for building RESTful
>> web services (html-less). I found some examples with YAWS, but they are all
>> dated 2008-2009. I was wondering if YAWS is still best option for building
>> web-services on Erlang platform?
>> 
>> Also, does anyone know any turorials/examples/literature on a subject,
>> documentation seems pretty helpful, but examples always welcome.
>> 
>> Best Regards
>> David
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