The Core of Erlang | 8th Light


By Erlang Central | Published: May 5, 2017



I’ve spent the last few months implementing a compiler that targets the Erlang Virtual Machine (BEAM). BEAM code itself seemed like a tricky initial target, so I looked into the intermediate forms that Erlang code takes during compilation. Core Erlang seemed like the right fit for my project, and it provided a very pleasant experience. This post will outline why Core Erlang is a neat language and how to sidestep some of the shady parts.

https://8thlight.com/blog/kofi-gumbs/2017/05/02/core-erlang.html



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