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Elixir powers first Car Share Service from Toyota

Article by Powell Kinney

Toyota has just launched its first global car sharing platform, operated by Servco Pacific, Toyota’s distributor in Hawaii. The Hui service utilises Toyota’s proprietary global Mobility Service Platform (MSPF) which is built partly with Elixir. Toyota Connected and Servco developed the service together as one of the first public applications of MSPF, the core ecosystem for leveraging the potential of connected vehicle systems to support the development of new mobility businesses – such as car-sharing, ride-sharing and remote delivery.

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PC Member Bryan Hunt picks his personal talk highlights for Code BEAM STO 2018

Article by Bryan Hunt

Bryan hunt is on the Programme Committee for Code BEAM STO and has been involved with the open source community in various ways for the last 20 years. He is now leading Erlang Solutions' Riak support whilst being an advocate for Elixir and Erlang. In this article, Bryan gives his own personal list of talks he plans on attending at Code BEAM STO this year.

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From a web application to a distributed system

Article by Gianluca Padovani

There is currently a lot of interest in how these problems are solved in the BEAM environment (using Actor model) and how some common patterns like Supervisor or GenServer are used in other languages or frameworks, Akka for example.

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