[erlang-questions] Alternatives to Elixir

José Valim <>
Mon Feb 10 23:01:39 CET 2014


VBFE - Visual Basic flavored Elixir is coming until the end of the year.

It will be followed by E#, for those who are unhappy with the lack of a
language that uses curly brackets to delimit code blocks in the Erlang VM.

On Monday, February 10, 2014, Garrett Smith <> wrote:

> Visual Basic to beam files... now *that's* a thought.
>
> Can we use Google Summer of Code for this?
>
> On Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 3:46 PM, Erik Søe Sørensen <<javascript:;>>
> wrote:
> > +1 for content/form agreement :-)
> >
> > Den 10/02/2014 22.35 skrev "Anthony Ramine" <<javascript:;>
> >:
> >>
> >> If you like Prolog, there is also Robert Virding's Erlog:
> >>
> >>         https://github.com/rvirding/erlog
> >>
> >> reflux(vb).
> >>
> >> reminds_of(ruby, vb).
> >> reminds_of(elixir, ruby).
> >>
> >> reflux(X) :-
> >>     reminds_of(X, Y),
> >>     reflux(Y).
> >>
> >> --
> >> Anthony Ramine
> >>
> >> Le 10 févr. 2014 à 22:16, Mike Oxford < <javascript:;>>
> a écrit :
> >>
> >>
> >> > Yep, think I've heard of it somewhere 'round these parts, but
> sometimes
> >> > it's fun to play with other things on top of the VM.
> >> > Maybe I'll look into LFE.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 1:13 PM, Loïc Hoguin <<javascript:;>>
> wrote:
> >> > Have you heard of that Erlang language? It makes a lot of people happy
> >> > with its tiny spec, tight syntax and expliciteness.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On 02/10/2014 10:09 PM, Mike Oxford wrote:
> >> > Ruby feels like VB.
> >> >
> >> > I don't like VB, thus, I don't like Ruby.
> >> >
> >> > I like what Elixir is attempting to do but the syntax makes me have
> >> > flashbacks and want to puke.  (Personal problem, I know.)
> >> >
> >> > Are there other, similar projects out there with a different spoonful
> of
> >> > sugar to help it go down?
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Loïc Hoguin
> >> > http://ninenines.eu
> >> >
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