[erlang-questions] Large-scale Erlang in practice

Vlad Dumitrescu vladdu55@REDACTED
Tue Feb 7 21:00:14 CET 2012


On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 20:49, Miles Fidelman <mfidelman@REDACTED> wrote:
> Max Bourinov wrote:
>> 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.

Did you try erlide? http://erlide.org

> 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 integration.

This is something that I have in mind for the future of erlide. It's
not as easy as it seems, especially as one has to invent new ways to
present information: for example, overviewing a system with several
thousands of processes...


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