Erlang.org News RSS http://www.erlang.org/rss/news Hot and fresh Erlang.org RSS news en 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 Erlang OTP 17.0 has been released http://www.erlang.org/news/73 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:15:14 GMT <p><p> Erlang/OTP 17.0 is a new major release with new features, characteristics improvements, as well as some minor incompatibilities. See the README file and the documentation for more details.</p> <div class="yj6qo ajU"> <div class="adL"> <img class="ajT" src="https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/images/cleardot.gif" /></div> </div> <p> Some highlights of the release are:</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> <ul> Erlang/OTP has been ported to the realtime operating system OSE. <li> Maps, a new dictionary data type (experimental)</li> <li> A more natural mapping from ASN.1 OCTET STRING and BIT STRING to Erlang types, and other ASN.1 improvements and optimizations</li> <li> The {active, N} socket option for TCP, UDP, and SCTP</li> <li> A new (optional) scheduler utilization balancing mechanism</li> <li> Migration of memory carriers has been enabled by default on all ERTS internal memory allocators</li> <li> Increased garbage collection tenure rate</li> <li> Experimental &quot;dirty schedulers&quot; functionality</li> <li> Funs can now be given names</li> <li> Miscellaneous unicode support enhancements</li> <li> A new version scheme for OTP its applications has been introduced</li> </ul> <p> You can find more information and download the release at the <a href="/download.html">download page</a>.</p> </p> News