For any intermediate (2+ years) developer audience
Ruby: a terrific language for expressing concepts directly, but for years has suffered from a reputation of having a "can't handle loads" underlying platform and virtual machine.
Erlang: a pure-functional language that sometimes even a mother doesn't love, but running on top of an actor-based messaging platform that handles scale and load like there's no limits.
What happens when you build a Ruby-like language on top of the Erlang platform? And why should you care?
Published on 04 May 2022