[erlang-questions] [ANN] TryErl: run Erlang code online
Wed Feb 11 13:53:23 CET 2015
How is the playpen sandbox different from docker?
I know that docker is not 100% secure but it is very popular so the chance
for security holes to be found might be higher.
On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 2:50 PM, Roberto Aloi <prof3ta@REDACTED> wrote:
> Awesome stuff. I would consider migrating the tryerlang.org tutorials to
> your sandbox, to remove many of its current limitations.
> Is command evaluation available through an API?
> On 11 February 2015 at 13:24, Сергей Прохоров <seriy.pr@REDACTED> wrote:
>> I'm glad to announce a service, which allow to run arbitrary Erlang code
>> from your browser. For now it is there:
>> How it works
>> Each request is handled by Cowboy web server, which launches new Erlang
>> VM instance per request inside lightweight linux container, based on
>> https://github.com/thestinger/playpen. There are restrictions on
>> networking, memory and execution time, but nothing else.
>> What does it have
>> As you already heard, there is erlang code evaluation, but also
>> compilation to several intermediate formats, like core erlang, macros
>> expanding, beam and erlang assemblers and so on. And all this can be
>> launched under any erlang release version (for now it's only the latter 8,
>> but I can add more by demand).
>> Of course, there is 'pastebin' functionality, so you can save and share
>> snippet with somebody else.
>> Possible use-cases:
>> * Explore code compatibility with all Erlang releases
>> * Share runnable erlang snippet with somebody
>> * Try to launch some dangerous code
>> * Quickly explore how your code is compiled to erlang asm instructions
>> * Maybe, for some online studying / webinars. Students are don't even
>> need to install erlang on their computers
>> * In blog posts / articles / documentation - to make code snippets more
>> Idea was borrowed from https://play.rust-lang.org/.
>> P.S.: it will be great, if you suggest some funny / interesting code
>> snippets for «Examples» section.
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> Roberto Aloi
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