I am Dave Jing Tian, an (to-be) Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University working on system security. My research involves embedded systems, operating systems, and trusted computing. All opinions are my own.
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Tag Archives: OTP
The naive way of using the Actor model in Elixir is using “receive” in a loop, which is then “spawn”d as a Erlang process. Unfortunately, a potential DoS attack could happen if the pattern matching is not coded carefully with … Continue reading
OTP as a programming platform/framework, empowers not only Erlang, but also Elixir. This post looks into a pitfall when programming GenServer in Elixir, and provides a potential solution. All callbacks in the GenServer behavior have a limited and pre-defined possible … Continue reading