Wiki containing pieces of information and knowledge about BEAM Virtual machine (which runs Erlang/OTP and other BEAM-based languages).
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BEAM VM Wisdoms

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Collection of easy to read articles and knowledge about BEAM VM structure, principles and internals. Virtual machine is used to run Erlang, and a bunch of other languages (Elixir, LFE, Alpaca, Joxa, Efene etc).


  • Install Sphinx doc generator
    • Alternative way [Ubuntu]: Install python3, python3-pip and do pip install sphinx