[erlang-questions] How to return all records in dets

Lloyd R. Prentice <>
Mon Jun 2 02:57:26 CEST 2014


P.S. At this point, as the result of my naive question, I've learned five ways to dump a dets table. What a cornucopia of riches! Thanks to all,

Lloyd 

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> On Jun 1, 2014, at 6:06 PM, Evgeny M <> wrote:
> 
> My 2 cents as a more or less erlang noob on the documentation.
> Most of the docs on the standard modules is fine if you know basics about folds, maps, common data structures etc.
> Some of docs, like docs on dets/ets/mnesia selects and matches are vague and need more examples. I for one still not sure why foldl on a table, as Joe Armstrong suggested, is better than match or select. There are other commonly used modules and apps which would benefit from more examples too, the first things that come to my mind are inets and crypto infrastructure with public_key.
> 
> The docs are not horrible, far from it, but having more examples would be really helpful.



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