any recommendation for tutorials on functional programming

Ulf Wiger (AL/EAB) <>
Wed Jun 21 17:44:49 CEST 2006


I don't know how many have noticed, but there is actually quite a good
guide to the documentation on the splash page (the first page, with the
"e" logo, that comes up when you surf to the docs). You just have to
scroll down a bit to see it. 

BR,
Ulf W

> -----Original Message-----
> From:  
> [mailto:] On Behalf Of Joe 
> Armstrong (AL/EAB)
> Sent: den 21 juni 2006 17:26
> To: Roberto Saccon; 
> Subject: RE: any recommendation for tutorials on functional 
> programming
> 
> 
> Start by reading this.
> 
> http://www.erlang.org/doc/doc-5.5/pdf/getting_started-5.5.pdf
> 
> 
> Print it out and read it in the bath or on an omnibus.
> 
> Better still read it in the bath, then leave you copy on an 
> omnibus for somebody else to pick up and enjoy.
> 
> To find this and other documents go to http://www.erlang.org/doc.html
> 
> Click on the the first link http://www.erlang.org/doc/doc-5.5/doc/
> 
> Then on any of the links in the sidebar in the category 
> "Erlang programming"
>  
> PDF manuals can be found here
> 
> http://www.erlang.org/doc/doc-5.5/pdf/ 
> 
> Once you have read "getting started" proceed to
> 
> http://www.erlang.org/doc/doc-5.5/pdf/programming_examples-5.5.pdf
> 
> Or part one of the Erlang book is at
> 
> http://www.erlang.org/download/erlang-book-part1.pdf
> 
> Still a good read :-)
> 
> Cheers
> 
> /Joe
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:  
> > [mailto:] On Behalf Of 
> Roberto Saccon
> > Sent: den 21 juni 2006 15:48
> > To: 
> > Subject: any recommendation for tutorials on functional programming
> > 
> > I am new to erlang and never before used a functional programmming 
> > language. I am used to switch between Java, Ruby, 
> Javascript and C++ 
> > and I expected it to be similar with Erlang, but it is very 
> different 
> > ...
> > 
> > Anybody knows some good tutorial on functional programmming 
> languages 
> > (and if specific to erlang, even better). I went throught 
> what I found 
> > at the erlang website and  some stuff I found with google, 
> but I did 
> > not find anything with examples of problems (a bit more 
> complex than 
> > just a foor loop) solved in procedural and functional language.
> > 
> > regards
> > --
> > Roberto Saccon
> > 
> 



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