Robert Virding

Programming Talks by Robert Virding

Erlang: Evolution

Robert Virding
37 minutes
Erlang: EvolutionIn this talk will discuss the circumstances that led to Erlang, the design choices that were made, what the future holds for Erlang and how it all relates to building scalable distributed systems now. About Robert Robert Virding is Principal Language Expert at Erlang Solutions Ltd. While at Ericsson AB, Robert ...

Implementing Languages on the BEAM

Robert Virding
2 hours
Implementing Languages on the BEAMThe BEAM, the Erlang VM, was designed to implement Erlang. This has led to that the features it provides and its limitations are different from most other VMs. In this talk we will why the BEAM looks like it does and how this affects the implementation of languages on it. ...