Erlang.org News RSS http://www.erlang.org/rss/news Hot and fresh Erlang.org RSS news en Call for Talks: Berlin Erlang Factory Lite 4 Dec http://www.erlang.org/news/78 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:01:41 GMT <img src="http://www.erlang.org//upload/news/Erlang-Factory-FINAL---red-01-(1).png"/><p><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Berlin EFL is back on 4 December, and we hope this year will be at least as fun as last year. The Call for Talks will be open until 10 October, but we tend to have more talks submitted than we have slots available, so the earlier you send yours the better your chances.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Have you made an interesting innovation, open-source application or product with Erlang/OTP? Have you used Erlang in a real-world project and want to present a case study? Or maybe you developed a cool tool? Let the crowd know about it!&nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> IMPORTANT: Elixir talks also welcome this year :)&nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Link to submission form: <a href="https://docs.google.com/a/erlang-solutions.com/forms/d/1oD8J66a0pjOU-5Y8vG2Ffn8twyDIyPcRMFrPEdANaY4/viewform">https://docs.google.com/a/erlang-solutions.com/forms/d/1oD8J66a0pjOU-5Y8vG2Ffn8twyDIyPcRMFrPEdANaY4/viewform</a></p> <p> Link to website: <a href="http://www.erlang-factory.com/berlin2014/home">http://www.erlang-factory.com/berlin2014/home</a></p> </p> News Erlang OTP 17.1 has been released http://www.erlang.org/news/77 Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:31:19 GMT <p><p> Erlang/<span>OTP</span> <span>17.1</span> is a service release on the 17 track with mostly bug fixes, but is does contain a number of new features and characteristics improvements as well. <br /> <br /> Some highlights of the release are:</p> <ul> <li> crypto: Add aes_cfb8 cypher to crypto:block_encrypt and block_decrypt.</li> <li> diameter: Add result code counters for CEA, DWA, and DPA.</li> <li> erts: The following built in functions in the erlang and binary modules now bump an appropriate amount <br /> of reductions and yield when out of reductions:<br /> binary_to_list/1, binary_to_list/3, bitstring_to_list/1, list_to_binary/1, <br /> iolist_to_binary/1, list_to_bitstring/1, binary:list_to_bin/1</li> <li> hipe: Handle Maps instructions get_map_elements, put_map_assoc, <br /> put_map_exact in the HiPE native code compiler.</li> <li> mnesia: The time for inserting locks for a transaction with large <br /> number of locks is reduced significantly.</li> <li> ssh: Option max_sessions added to ssh:daemon/{2,3}.</li> <li> stdlib: Add maps:get/3 to maps module. The function will return the <br /> supplied default value if the key does not exist in the map.</li> </ul> <p> Many thanks to 24 different contributors in this release</p> <p> You can find more info and download the release at the <a href="/download.html">download page</a>.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p></p> News Early release of new Erlang Book from O'Reilly http://www.erlang.org/news/76 Fri, 09 May 2014 09:43:27 GMT <img src="http://www.erlang.org//upload/news/rc_cat.gif"/><p><p> &lsquo;Designing for Scalabillity with Erlang/OTP&rsquo; &ndash; Early Release from O&rsquo;Reilly</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> Design and build complex, scalable commercial-grade systems with OTP,&nbsp;</div> <div> the open source system developed by Ericsson and written in Erlang. With&nbsp;</div> <div> this hands-on book, you&rsquo;ll learn how to apply OTP libraries and&nbsp;</div> <div> techniques to develop concurrent, fault-tolerant systems with no single&nbsp;</div> <div> point of failure.</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> Written by Francesco Cesarini, coauthor of O&rsquo;Reilly&rsquo;s Erlang Programming&nbsp;</div> <div> and member of OTP&rsquo;s R1 release team and distributed systems expert Steve&nbsp;</div> <div> Vinoski, this guide takes you through the basics of OTP and Erlang&nbsp;</div> <div> Design Patterns, and demonstrates how the platform can be used in a wide&nbsp;</div> <div> range of industries. If you have Erlang experience, you&rsquo;ll learn how to&nbsp;</div> <div> overcome key obstacles in OTP that have thwarted many other developers.</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> Chapters 2-9 are available as an early release, raw and unedited. Get&nbsp;</div> <div> your copy now from the O&rsquo;Reilly Website! Use discount code authd to&nbsp;</div> <div> receive a 25$ discount. New chapters will be added as they are written!</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> <pre><a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920024149.do" moz-do-not-send="true">Available here</a></pre></div> </p> News Call for talks: Vancouver Erlang Factory Lite 17 May http://www.erlang.org/news/75 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:50:08 GMT <p><p> The Vancouver Erlang Factory Lite will take place on 17 May and will be hosted by the Simon Fraser University. The call for talks is open until 11 April.&nbsp;<span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 12pt;">If you have a project you are working on that you&#39;d like to share, submit before 11 April in the following <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&amp;formkey=dFFiMXB5azI4WmxqbzdnMU9wbThadmc6MA#gid=0">Google doc</a>.</span></p> </p> News Erlang User Conference Stockholm 9-10 June http://www.erlang.org/news/74 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 10:58:43 GMT <p><p data-mce-style="margin: 0px; font-size: 16px; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;" style="margin: 0px; font-size: 16px; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"> The Erlang User Conference 2014 will feature over 50 talks on open-source applications, products and war stories from the Erlang world. The keynotes will be delivered by Stuart Bailey, CTO of Infoblox and by Katie Miller, OpenShift Developer Advocate and co-founder of the Lambda Ladies.<span data-mce-style="font-size: 12pt;" style="font-size: 12pt;">&nbsp;Speakers include: &lsquo;Seven Languages in Seven Weeks&rsquo; author Bruce Tate, co-designer of Haskell and QuickCheck John Hughes, O&rsquo;Reilly author Erik Stenman, m</span><span data-mce-style="font-size: 12pt;" style="font-size: 12pt;">anager of the Ericsson Erlang/OTP dev team Kenneth Lundin,</span><span data-mce-style="font-size: 12pt;" style="font-size: 12pt;">&nbsp;Rakuten lead technologist Yosuke Hara, Feuerlabs Co-founder and Developer Advocate Ulf Wiger and many more.</span></p> <p data-mce-style="margin: 0px; font-size: 16px; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;" style="margin: 0px; font-size: 16px; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"> &nbsp;</p> <p data-mce-style="margin: 0px; font-size: 16px; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;" style="margin: 0px; font-size: 16px; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"> The conference will be followed by 3-day training courses on 11-13 June: Erlang Express, OTP Express, Elixir, Cowboy Express and Test Driven Development.</p> <p data-mce-style="margin: 0px; font-size: 16px; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;" style="margin: 0px; font-size: 16px; font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif;"> Early Bird rates end on 9 May.<br /> <a data-mce-href="http://www.erlang-factory.com/conference/EUC2014/" href="http://www.erlang-factory.com/conference/EUC2014/">http://www.erlang-factory.com/conference/EUC2014/</a></p> </p> News