Erlang Books...WAS Re: Where to get Concurrent Programming in Erlang (2nd Edition)

Ryan Rawson <>
Fri Feb 10 01:55:36 CET 2006

I'm sure O'Reilly would be more than willing to publish some books if
content were furnished.  Although I don't exactly work for them, if
they are willing as you noted to publish "random pet OSS project"
books, then why not erlang?


On 2/9/06, Bruce Fitzsimons <> wrote:
> Hey I know this is a broken record, but are any new Erlang books getting
> off the ground?
> It grieves me to think that <random pet OSS project>* can get a book
> out, but Erlang can't. Erlang needs it so much more, hell, it probably
> needs multiple books (Basics, OTP, Optimisation, Patterns, etc).
> I came across Joe's outline the other day, at
> - very nice, but it
> seems to have stalled some time ago. The online docs are v.nice (nice
> job on R10) but speaking from experience I know that I needed the book
> sometimes.
> I know we're all busy people doing real work, but this is becoming a
> serious barrier to inducting new Erlang people. Is anyone progressing
> anything?
> Cheers,
> Bruce
> * Lucene, <VOIP framework x>, Joomla, etc etc

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