[erlang-questions] Is there a good source for documentation on BEAM?

Matthias Lang <>
Thu May 10 20:15:46 CEST 2012


On Monday, May 07, Jonathan Coveney wrote:

> This question seems to come up now and again, and it's surprising to me
> that a crucial part of the documentation isn't better documented.

Of historical interest only:

  http://www.cs-lab.org/historical_beam_instruction_set.html

Then there's this partial beam emulator in Erlang which gives some insight:

  https://github.com/tonyrog/beam

>  always ask the guys at Erjang how they went about it,

Please do. AFAICT he's succeeded very well, so his opinion on how much
documentation would have helped would be worth hearing.

Matt



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