Call Me… Maybe? – An article about Erlang’s gen_server terminate/2 callback

This story is about something perfectly documented, but still a bit surprising for newbies and experienced erlangers alike. The question is when will gen_server’s Module:terminate/2 be evaluated? Read more

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Applications are becoming increasingly concurrent, yet the traditional way of doing this, threads and locks, is very troublesome. This article highlights Erlang and Scala, two programming languages that use a different approach to concurrency: the actor m...

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