Forum: Ruby erlang/ruby bridge (sorta re: Joe Armstrong RubyConf thread)

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Giles B. (Guest)
on 2007-05-10 23:45
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http://www.rubyinside.com/erlang-ruby-bridge-its-e...
http://nullstyle.com/2007/5/9/erlectricity-hi-ruby...

I'm a n00b with Erlang, but it looks to me as if essentially Erlang's
playing client and Ruby's playing server.

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Dmitrii 'Mamut' Dimandt (Guest)
on 2007-05-12 12:54
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On May 10, 10:43 pm, "Giles B." <removed_email_address@domain.invalid> wrote:
> 
http://www.rubyinside.com/erlang-ruby-bridge-its-e...
>
> I'm a n00b withErlang, but it looks to me as if essentiallyErlang's
> playing client and Ruby's playing server.


It's neither :)

There is an Erlang process and Ruby code acting as an Erlang node.
They are completely the same from the point of view of Erlang VM.

In fact, you'll *want* your Erlang node to be the server and Ruby node
to be your client. The example simply demonstrated how Ruby could be
used to communicate with Erlang using electricity
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