Going embedded with Elixir/ErlangAnuj Jamwal
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With the advent of low cost hardware boards, the likes of Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone or Intel Edison, more and more people are building embedded applications. These boards fit in your palm, can run linux and are probably more powerful than a PC was some years back.
The engineers building applications with these boards either take to low level coding in C or view them as another server running linux and run server applications on these boards. The talk tries to argue that either of these have downsides and present Erlang/Elixir as a viable solution to building modern embedded systems.
Erlang was built as a language for embedded systems back in the day. Its unique process model, let it fail semantics make it best suited for building ever running systems.