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Claudio Ortolina – Idiomatic Elixir – Bristech 2016

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Elixir is growing in popularity day by day. Many developers are approaching it with prior patterns and knowledge, building software that works but that doesn’t leverage many features of Erlang ...

Cowboy 2.0 pre-release 4

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Cowboy 2.0.0-pre.4 has been released. This is a recommended version of Cowboy. See the entire release at: https://ninenines.eu/articles/cowbo y-2.0.0-pre.4/ Significant changes in this pre-release: A new architecture: there now is one process per connection and one ...

Saša Jurić – What the fuss about Phoenix

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https://2016.webcampzg.org/talks/view/wh ...

Kevin Hammond – ParaFormance: Finding Patterns of Parallelism

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http://www.codemesh.io/codemesh/kevin-ha mmond   Emerging multicore and manycore architectures offer major advantages in terms of performance and low energy usage. We are already seeing designs for 100+ cores CPUs and 1000+ cores GPUs, offering ...

Tyler McMullen – Load Balancing is Impossible

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http://www.codemesh.io/codemesh/tyler-mc mullen Load balancing is something most of us assume is a solved problem. But the idea that load balancing is "solved" could not be further from the truth. If you ...

Claudia Doppioslash – Building a Graphical IDE

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http://www.codemesh.io/codemesh/claudia- doppioslash   I will demonstrate how a complex application, an IDE for one of the visual PLC languages (Programmable Logic Controllers), can be built with Elm, and our experience of porting ...

Brian Troutwine – A History of Space Stations

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http://www.codemesh.io/codemesh/brian-tr outwine   Early spaceflight literature promised massive cities glittering in orbit, scrappy colonies on the Moon, routine trips to Mars and the asteroid belt. None of that has materialized. What we ...

Christopher Meiklejohn, Caitie McCaffrey – A Brief History of Distributed Programming: RPC (CodeMesh 2016)

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http://www.codemesh.io/codemesh/christop her-meiklejohn While many of the distributed systems we operate today are built with language like Java and Go, distributed programming has a long history of innovation and adoption of its ideas. This include ...

Joe Armstrong & Alan Kay – Joe Armstrong interviews Alan Kay (CodeMesh 2016)

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http://www.codemesh.io/codemesh/alan-kay Code Mesh this year is a week away (Nov 11th) from Alan Kay's 50th anniversary of the "realization" about "objects", where objects do not share memory and communicate with ...

Erlesy – Visualizing OTP State Machines by Paweł Antemijczuk, Nicholas Gunder

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Slides and more info: http://www.erlang-factory.com/euc2016/pa wel-antemijczuk Erlesy is an open source tool developed to fill the specific problem of helping non-Erlang developers or architects in reviewing finite state machines developed in ...

Trace Debugging With Erlyberly by Andy Till

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Slides and more info: http://www.erlang-factory.com/euc2016/an dy-till The BEAM virtual machine has flexible and powerful tooling from introspection, statistics and debugging without affecting the running application. Erlyberly is an ongoing project to ...

MongooseIM – Messaging for Mobile by Ludwik Bukowski

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Slides and more info: http://www.erlang-factory.com/euc2016/lu dwik-bukowski In this talk, we present the latest step on our road to the MongooseIM 2.0.0 release. MongooseIM is one of most scalable XMPP servers out ...

Lisp-like DSL for Benchmarking by Renat Idrisov

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Slides and more info: http://www.erlang-factory.com/euc2016/re nat-idrisov Once you need to benchmark a distributed system, you have a lot of different scenarios and cases to cover. There are two boundary solutions: to ...

Building a Graphical IDE in Elm for a Distributed PLC Language Compiling to BEAM by Claudia Doppioslash

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Slides and more info: http://www.erlang-factory.com/euc2016/cl audia-doppioslash Building on elmrang a lightweight system to co-develop server-side Erlang and client-side Elm which we develop as Open-Source, we will demonstrate how a complex application ...

Think Outside the VM: Unobtrusive Performance Measurement by Julian Squires

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Slides and more info: http://www.erlang-factory.com/euc2016/ju lian-squires When running Erlang systems under heavy load, the usual tools for introspection of the VM and its workload add too much overhead to be usable ...

Rethinking the Language Runtime for Scale by Christopher Meiklejohn

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Slides and more info: http://www.erlang-factory.com/euc2016/ch ristopher-meiklejohn We discuss the design of the Lasp runtime system -- implemented in Erlang -- aimed for high scalability and fault-tolerance.  We challenge the reference architecture, ...

Illustrated App Development by Ben Marx

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Slides and more info: http://www.erlang-factory.com/euc2016/be n-marx The story of Elixir and Phoenix adoption as told through a visual representation of application development. Three subdivisions emerge: initial commits, production release, and refactor. ...

¡Viva La Evolución! Replicating Life with OTP by Johnny Winn

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Slides and more info: http://www.erlang-factory.com/euc2016/jo hnny-winn What if we could simulate life? What if we could watch the evolution of a million processes at once, with the strong surviving and passing ...

Container Orchestration and Software Defined Network: A Field Report by Sargun Dhillon

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Slides and more info: http://www.erlang-factory.com/euc2016/sa rgun-dhillon Microservices, distributed systems, and containers are becoming the norm. With this, orchestration software, such as K8s, and Mesos are becoming more and more relevant to ...