Learn You Some Erlang For Great Good

by Fred Hebert

Learn You Some Erlang For Great Good

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Erlang is the language of choice for programmers who want to write robust, concurrent applications, but its strange syntax and functional design can intimidate the uninitiated. Luckily, there s a new weapon in the battle against Erlang-phobia: Learn You Some Erlang for Great Good! Erlang maestro Fred H©bert starts slow and eases you into the basics: You ll learn about Erlang s unorthodox syntax, its data structures, its type system (or lack thereof!), and basic functional programming techniques. Once you ve wrapped your head around the simple stuff, you ll tackle the real meat-and-potatoes of the language: concurrency, distributed computing, hot code loading, and all the other dark magic that makes Erlang such a hot topic among today s savvy developers. As you dive into Erlang s functional fantasy world, you ll learn about: Testing your applications with EUnit and Common Test Building and releasing your applications with the OTP framework Passing messages, raising errors, and start
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Erlang is the language of choice for programmers who want to write robust, concurrent applications, but its strange syntax and functional design can intimidate the uninitiated. Luckily, there s a new weapon in the battle against Erlang-phobia: Learn You Some Erlang for Great Good! Erlang maestro Fred H©bert starts slow and eases you into the basics: You ll learn about Erlang s unorthodox syntax, its data structures, its type system (or lack thereof!), and basic functional programming techniques. Once you ve wrapped your head around the simple stuff, you ll tackle the real meat-and-potatoes of the language: concurrency, distributed computing, hot code loading, and all the other dark magic that makes Erlang such a hot topic among today s savvy developers. As you dive into Erlang s functional fantasy world, you ll learn about: Testing your applications with EUnit and Common Test Building and releasing your applications with the OTP framework Passing messages, raising errors, and start