Who is a Programmer?
Francesco Cesarini (Erlang Consulting)
Mon Nov 1 09:04:10 CET 2004
Funny enough, early next year, we will have a student who will write a
thesis on presenting Erlang/OTP to management and non technical staff.
It will be an interesting mix of Psychology, pretty graphics and
colorful ppt slides and a little technology. I will keep you posted on
Michael Fogeborg wrote:
> Trying to promote Erlang where I work I find this comment very interesting.
> Maybe its the managers I should give a one day course in "modelling"
> with Erlang?
> I can't call it programming 'cause that's something they don't do... but
> modelling is
> done by them all the time. How many of you have "sold" Erlang before ?
> Need input!
> On Thu, 12 Oct 2000, Ulf Wiger wrote:
> >On Thu, 12 Oct 2000, Sean Hinde wrote:
> >>I see Erlang/OTP as a step towards having the Excel of my trade -
> >>allowing me to implement telecoms logic and databases in a safe and
> >>simple way as an "end user".
> >This is in line with Mike W's idea of Erlang as "an executable
> >modelling language".
> >Funny - one of the camps resisting Erlang has been those trying to
> >move development more towards high-level graphical modelling tools
> >like Rational Rose, possibly thinking that this is the way out of the
> >Software Crisis. To them (I imagine) Erlang represents a hacker
> >culture; to you (and me), Erlang is a way for us system architects
> >to become the programming gurus we never thought we'd be. (:
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