We all know that one of Erlang's greatest weaknesses is its syntax. It doesn't resemble Ruby at all! In this talk Garrett will show how Erlang can be used to write high quality, beautiful code. That is, code that's readable, maintainable and that obviously reflects the intent of its author.
Erlang was built to be "fast enough" for most problems. But what if you need to go super fast? To turn the dial to 11? In this talk Steve will cover Erlang's turbo booster --- the *NIF*. And it's not as simple as it sounds! ...
Systems that fail cost a lot of money. We want systems that stay running and do the work they were design to do. How do you build systems that keep going? Forever? In this talk Fred will share his extensive experience with keeping systems alive, running, and fighting the ...