[erlang-questions] Large-scale Erlang in practice

Miles Fidelman mfidelman@REDACTED
Tue Feb 7 20:49:15 CET 2012

Max Bourinov wrote:
> I believe that Erlang is perfect the way it is.
> I see problem in absence of good IDE/editors for Erlang (yes, emacs is 
> way not perfect).
> If there will be a tool like IntelliJ IDEA for Erlang, there will be 
> no problems with typing very_long_names any more. Auto completion rules.

I'm starting to think that a smalltalk-like toolset would be great for 
Erlang - browsers, inspectors, etc. for a long-running environment.  A 
lot of the pieces already exist, it would seem to be a matter of 

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is.   .... Yogi Berra

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