Building Web Applications with Erlang: Working with REST and Web Sockets on Yaws
Why choose Erlang for web applications? Discover the answer hands-on by building a simple web service with this book. If you’re an experienced web developer who knows basic Erlang, you’ll learn how to work with REST, dynamic content, web sockets, and concurrency through several examples. In the process, you’ll see first-hand that Erlang is ideal for building business-critical services.
Erlang was designed for fault-tolerant, non-stop telecom systems, and building applications with it requires a large set of skills. By the end of the book, you’ll have the information you need to build a basic web service and get it running.
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Chapter 1 Building Scalable Systems with Erlang and REST
Chapter 2 Getting Started with Yaws
Dynamic Content in Yaws
Chapter 4 Implementing REST
Chapter 5 File Upload
Chapter 6 WebSockets
Chapter 7 Streaming
Chapter 8 Using the HTTP Client
Chapter 9 Building an Application with OTP
Appendix A Installing Erlang and Yaws
Appendix B Beyond Yaws
Appendix C Interfacing with Ruby and Python
Appendix D Using Erlang with Emacs