[erlang-questions] "Design patterns" for functional languages?

David Mercer <>
Fri Aug 8 17:24:38 CEST 2008


Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:

> On 8 Aug 2008, at 10:53 am, David Mitchell wrote:
> 
> > Maybe the ideal format for an Erlang book on "design patterns" is
> > along the lines of the "Ruby Cookbook", "Perl Cookbook", "Python
> > Cookbook" and probably many other books covering other languages that
> > have been released by O'Reilly.
> 
> Er, we *have* an Erlang cookbook.
> http://www.trapexit.org/Category:CookBook

This is Richard's second post *today* that gets a hearty thumbs-up from me.
No, I'm not an O'Keefe fan-boy, though I'll have to look him up next time
I'm in Dunedin... :-)

> Certainly it's far from exhaustive, but maybe we could improve it?
> Perhaps someone might like to add a recipe 'Unique keys' that
> explains about {now(),node()}.




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