Best REST REST API Library for a new learning project?

Miles Fidelman mfidelman@REDACTED
Mon Apr 19 15:57:43 CEST 2021

If you're using Erlang on the backend - perhaps you might consider 
PouchDB in the app, and CouchDB on the backend.

Miles Fidelman

Giovanni Giorgi wrote:
> On 2021-04-19 09:28, Giovanni Giorgi wrote:
> Hi Everybody,
> I want to build a small private chat as exercise.
> I have already a frontend GUI, so I'd like to build /only/ the backend 
> API in Erlang, with REST JSON API.
> I have some trouble to find out a REST API library based on JSON (the 
> one you use with Angular/React front end, to be clear).
> Here
> leptus (2018) and rooster (2017) are quite old. I was able to run 
> leptus on Erlang 23 after fixing some old lib deps, but leptu web site 
> seems down and I cannot understand if it is maintained.
> Someone have suggestions?
> Also a full example would be okey... I have found this
> but it is quite old, and the erlbus library did not work properly on 
> my branch based on rebar3 (it seems to depend on a removed pg2 
> library). 
> <>
> There are some recent examples I can look for?
> As usual, thank you in advice and happy week!
> -- 
> Giovanni Giorgi via webmail

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