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

Vlad Dumitrescu vladdu55@REDACTED
Mon Jun 2 09:49:17 CEST 2014


On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 9:36 AM, Joe Armstrong <erlang@REDACTED> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 12:06 AM, Evgeny M <donpedrothird@REDACTED> wrote:
>> The docs are not horrible, far from it, but having more examples would be
>> really helpful.
> I agree - two thoughts occur to me.
> Firstly, some kind of "reduced" manual pages might be helpful.
> Many modules export a heck of a lot of functions, of which possible half a
> dozen are the most used and
> most useful. It might be nice to document the "best of" some module.
> Secondly the "best of" section should have a lot
> of simple examples.

Another option would be to group functions in a module (in the docs)
by area of usage. This is especially useful for a module like 'erlang'
that covers many distinct areas of functionality.


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