How to set up a basic HTTP API with Erlang in 10 Minutes

I have recorded a short screencast, demonstrating how easy it is to set up an Erlang application with a HTTP API using Test Driven Development.

If you can’t see the embedded video go to vimeo directly:

Make sure you have a recent version of erlang and rebar installed when trying it yourself.

Get Erlang through your standard package/port system. In this screencast I used R15B01.

Get Rebar from Github and follow the instructions:

You can find the code on Github

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