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What is Erlang and OTP?

Erlang is a programming language and a runtime system with strong built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance. Originally developed at Ericson, Erlang was released as open source in 1998.

The Open Transaction Platform (OTP) is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop distributed, fault tolerant, massively concurrent soft real-time systems.


Good places to start on

HowTo documents - Tutorials and Guides for Erlang developers
Erlang Cookbook - A large collection of Erlang solutions to specific problems
Erlang Concepts - Articles dealing with specific Erlang aspects
Erlang Best Practices - Articles dealing with best practices in Erlang

Erlang Articles
Interfacing with the real world
Erlang and Other Languages - How Erlang compares with other Languages
Testing Erlang - How to test your code in Erlang

ErlangJobs - Erlang and Erlang related Jobs


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