Here at æternity, we’ve envisioned for a long time that running major parts of a blockchain protocol in the context of modern web frameworks would mean a huge leap for the adoption and scalability of distributed ledger technology. What if you could run an ad-hoc blockchain node in your browser, or use state channels to quickly make safe payments using your phone?
As a solid foundation had to be laid for a reliable infrastructure first, that was not conceivable as of yet. Until now.
Erlscripten is here.
Besides bringing the components of the æternity blockchain to more platforms and web frameworks, there are two novel use cases for Erlscripten:
2 — The creation of a new paradigm for developing frontend applications.
Run Erlang in the browser!
Erlang to PureScript transpiler > https://github.com/erlscripten/erlscripten
Read the complete article on the æternity blog: https://blog.aeternity.com/erlscripten-92c815786987