[erlang-questions] A good example of design and implementation of a project in Erlang

Ulf Wiger ulf@REDACTED
Tue Nov 18 07:13:17 CET 2008

How about http://www.stacken.kth.se/project/yxa ?

Ulf W

2008/11/18, Yves S. Garret <yoursurrogategod@REDACTED>:
> Hi,
>    I was wondering if someone knows of a good open source project that
> has, generally speaking, good software design, documentation and
> implementation. A project written in Erlang that makes use of tens of
> thousands of processes at any one moment (I would very much prefer one
> written in Erlang as opposed to another language, but that does not
> exclude projects done in other languages that fit the criteria as
> well). The reason being is that I would like to endeavor on a project
> of my own at one point, after gaining some mastery of the language,
> and appreciate a good template/blueprint to guide me.
>    I initially thought that Yaws would do well. But quickly ruled it
> out. Despite the fact that it can generate tens of thousands of
> processes, few of them communicate with each other on a regular basis.
> It's a web server. It's neat, but just not suitable for my needs. The
> part of the design that takes into account the intricacies of Erlang
> where there are tens of thousands (hundreds or millions?) processes is
> what is most salient for me.
> --YSG
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