[erlang-questions] Learning Erlang from the scratch

Karl Sjödahl - dunceor <>
Fri Aug 31 14:08:00 CEST 2007


On 8/31/07, Lone Wolf <> wrote:
> Hi.
> I'm an enterprise Java developer.
> What is the best way to learn Erlang language from the scratch?
> Can I depend on the new PragmaticProgrammer book "Programming Erlang" ? or
> this books assumes the reader is Erlang programmer ?
> BTW, I don't know "Functional Programming" at all.
> Thanks.
>
>
>
> Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing,
> Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dreamed before.
> E.A Poe
>

Well I can't speak for the best way to learn Erlang from scratch but
the new "Programming Erlang" book starts from the beginning and
explains the core of the language. I think this would be a great book
to learn Erlang. It's well worth the money.

Br
Karl Sjödahl


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