[erlang-questions] REST server

Alex Alvarez <>
Tue Mar 8 17:30:16 CET 2016

For REST, my initial recommendation is Yaws (http://yaws.hyber.org/), as 
it's very easy to use and pretty solid solution, but the documentation 
for it is simply terrible and I mean really, really terrible.  Hence, 
you probably would have an easier time with Cowboy.


On 03/08/2016 02:09 AM, zxq9 wrote:
> On Monday 07 March 2016 18:30:51 Mark Bucciarelli wrote:
>> I'm curious to hear what do more experienced erlang'ers think of mochiweb?
>> That's where I ended up after googling and reading on my own.
> Its a toolkit from which you can build a server, but its not a server
> in the way something like YAWS is. Quickest from zero to doing things
> is probably YAWS or Cowboy.
> Most of my experience has been client-side things using mochi libs or
> doing simplish web faces with YAWS for systems that have much richer
> native clients already -- so my web experience in this regard is
> (deliberately) limited.
> -Craig
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