Random in Erlang

Matthew Sackman wrote “I was recently trying to fix our Erlang Jukebox (which Tony is still owing a Blog Post for (and once he’s done that I can write a blog post on adding m3u support to our Erlang Jukebox (and some time after that it should be opensourced…))) so that it would randomly enqueue the wrong track,…”

Fair messaging in Erlang

Matthew Sackman wrote “One of the new projects that I’m working on involves a messaging infrastructure in Erlang. Without boring you with the details, the basic idea is that there are two types of messages, A and B and these are both sent to a thread (or a *process* in Erlang). One A must be paired with one…”

Static analysis of Erlang communication

Matthias Radestock wrote “I had a brief email exchange with the developers of [Dialyzer](http://www.it.uu.se/research/group/hipe/dialyzer/), the static analyzer (some might call it a type checker) for [Erlang](http://www.erlang.org/) programs. Currently Dialyzer only performs analysis on the functional fragment of Erlang and I was enquiring whether to extend that to handle communication. That would allow the detection of basic input/output mismatches,…”