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… […]

Packaging and Distributing/Deploying Erlang GUI apps with ZX

In the last two posts I wrote walkthroughs for how to create new CLI and GUI apps in Erlang from scratch using a tool called ZX. Today I want to show how to package apps and publish them using Zomp (the package distribution system) and get them into the hands of your users with minimal […]

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 […]

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 […]