Learn Erlang in 5 seconds - competition - win a prize
Joe Armstrong (TN/EAB)
Thu Aug 24 09:30:02 CEST 2006
I have been asked to hold a talk at a Smalltalk conference <gulp>
So I have to convince a conference room full of Smalltalkers to become
As part of the lecture I have promised to hold a "5 second Erlang
I need help and suggestions in preparing this course.
My first attempt was
"To make a fault-tolerant system you need two computers because if you
only have one and it
crashes you're sunk so you'd better use Erlang cos all other languages
Which I can just about say in 5 seconds.
So now comes the challenge.
Can you suggest alternative/better course material.
I'd like you to send me your course suggestions, in both the 5 and 10
< the 10 second category is wide open >
A prize will be awarded at the next Erlang conference to the winner
The judges for this competition are
- Joe Armstrong
- Hans Nilsson
- Ulf Wiger
The judges decision will be arrived at by a undefined voting procedure,
and is final.
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