Erlang Web App Overview

Luke Bakken edited this page Apr 19, 2017 · 2 revisions


This series will document creation of an Erlang web application from the ground up. The goal of this application is to provide basic tracking of volunteers for a local non-profit group, based loosely on this project.


  • Erlang!
  • rebar3 as the build system. I am familiar with rebar and, so may as well use something different.
  • As a learning exercise, use minimal helper libraries to force me to implement things like session state and other features normally provided by frameworks.
  • Follow TDD development process as much as possible.
  • Nothing fancy in the UI - just HTML, CSS and HTTP