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What does BEAM stand for in iex for the Elixir programming language?

I'm sort of curious as to what the B. E. A. and M. stand for. I recall seeing an explanation of the acronym BEAM, but I have not managed to find it again. It comes up in error codes: ➜ gentoo iex Erlang/OTP 17 [erts-6.4.1] [source] [64-bit] [smp:8:8] [async-threads:10] [kernel-poll:false]...

Using Elixir, erlport with Python 2.7.9, receiving an arity error

I am trying to use Python with Elixir and I wrote the following functional code (you can find the repo I'm building here: https://github.com/arthurcolle/elixir_with_erlport) defmodule Snake do use Application def start(_type, _args) do import Supervisor.Spec, warn: false children = [ # Define workers and child supervisors to be supervised #...