Bank Account in Erlang
Simulate a bank account supporting opening/closing, withdraws, and deposits of money. Watch out for concurrent transactions!
exercism fetch erlang bank-account
Simulate a bank account supporting opening/closing, withdrawals, and deposits of money. Watch out for concurrent transactions!
A bank account can be accessed in multiple ways. Clients can make deposits and withdrawals using the internet, mobile phones, etc. Shops can charge against the account.
Create an account that can be accessed from multiple threads/processes (terminology depends on your programming language).
It should be possible to close an account; operations against a closed account must fail.
Run the test file, and fix each of the errors in turn. When you get the first test to pass, go to the first pending or skipped test, and make that pass as well. When all of the tests are passing, feel free to submit.
Remember that passing code is just the first step. The goal is to work towards a solution that is as readable and expressive as you can make it.
In order to run the tests, issue the following command from the exercise directory:
For running the tests provided,
rebar3 is used as it is the official build and
dependency management tool for erlang now. Please refer to the tracks installation
instructions on how to do that.
In order to run the tests, you can issue the following command from the exercise directory.
$ rebar3 eunit
Each problem defines a macro
TEST_VERSION in the test file and
verifies that the solution defines and exports a function
returning that same value.
To make tests pass, add the following to your solution:
The benefit of this is that reviewers can see against which test version an iteration was written if, for example, a previously posted solution does not solve the current problem or passes current tests.
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Submitting Incomplete Solutions
It's possible to submit an incomplete solution so you can see how others have completed the exercise.