Starting a simple CLI project in Erlang with ZX

Yesterday I wrote a post about a new tooling suite for developers and users that makes dealing with Erlang more familiar to people from other languages. Using the tool for packaging and deployment/launch makes writing and deploying end-user programs in Erlang non-mysterious as well, which is a great benefit as Erlang provides a wonderful paradigm […]

Silly: Hextexting via the command line…

A silly thread on Twitter came to my attention today that stirred some late 1980’s/1990’s phreak/hax0r nostalgia in me. So, of course, I did what any geek would do, wrote a one-off utility script for it. Have fun confusing your parents, kids. #! /usr/bin/env escript -mode(compile). main([Command | Input]) -> ok = io:setopts([{encoding, unicode}]), Output […]