Multiprocessing Conway’s Game of Life in Erlang

This is an implementation of Conway’s Game of
Life written in Erlang,
a general-purpose, concurrent, functional programming
language. A lot of this essay will be an attempt to
document not just the novel syntax but the different problem-solving and
archit… Read more


Erlang and Multicores [video]

When we write a program, we just want it to run faster when we run it on a multicore. If I have a 10 core computer I just want it to run 10 times faster, if ...

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Erudite Erlang

This October, I had the opportunity to learn Erlang at a pre-conference workshop – Deep Dive into Erlang Ecosystem by Robert Virding, one of the co-creators of the language during Functional …

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Concurrency in Erlang and Scala: The Actor Model

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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