Erlang: [video] The GUI experience on Windows with ZX and Vapor

I’ve written and spoken a bit about how ZX makes it easy to create, distribute and launch templated GUI projects in Erlang. I also showed how the (still ugly) GUI program launcher Vapor can make it easy for non-technical desktop users to use those programs. So far I’ve been doing my examples on Linux where […]

Erlang: [Video] Creating and running GUI apps with ZX

I had a little bit of time to make a video on how to use ZX to create GUI applications, but not enough time to do any post processing. Hopefully the video demonstrates the basic use case well enough to make the purpose of the tool itself obvious. (The audio isn’t great — hopefully I’ll […]

Erlang: Minesweeper

I’ve been sick the last two days and utterly uninspired to do anything productive. I’ve instead procrastinated by writing a “minesweeper” clone in Erlang. Why? I have no idea. I was just sort of thinking of simple desktop classics to mess around with that are de-facto standard to populate a GUI app launcher like Vapor… […]

Starting a simple GUI project in Erlang with ZX

A few days ago I wrote a tutorial about how to create a CLI program in Erlang using a new code utility called ZX that makes launching Erlang a little bit more familiar for people accustomed to modern dynamic language tooling. Today I want to do another one in the same spirit, but with a […]