[erlang-questions] Learn you some Erlang for great good!

Richard Andrews bflatmaj7th@REDACTED
Wed Jul 29 01:59:18 CEST 2009

Can you define the license under which the work will be available so
others can make a more informed decision on whether to contribute
their time.

On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 3:03 AM, Fred Hebert
(MononcQc)<mononcqc@REDACTED> wrote:
> Some of the readers of this list may be familiar with
> http://learnyouahaskell.com/, an online book/tutorial dedicated to teaching
> Haskell in a lighthearted way.
> I've always thought Erlang had a steep learning curve unless you decide to
> pay for books (the few of them are excellent, though). A good while ago, I
> took time to discuss with the author of Learn You a Haskell and I decided to
> start a version specifically for Erlang with his agreement. The objectives
> are pretty much the same (lighthearted tutorials for beginners, free of
> charge) and so is the concept.
> I've written a few chapters already (Introduction, how to install, basic
> shell commands, some of the basic data types) and although the text is still
> very short, I've got a website up and running.
> I'm looking for a few people with different levels of knowledge of Erlang in
> order to review the first chapters. I'm looking to validate:  a. the
> accessibility of information; b. if the information is right; c. gather
> comments and criticism. I find it important to do a first review early in
> the writing in order to fix flaws or improve on parts of the writing before
> having to change too much stuff.
> If you feel like giving me a helping hand in making the first chapters as
> good as possible through your reviews, just send me an email back. I'll
> forward the URL and user/password needed to see the info (I'm protecting
> everything until reviewed, in order not to broadcast false or inappropriate
> information).
> Of course, once the first chapters are pushed in production, I'll keep
> writing and might ask for some more help, if you don't mind the occasional
> email.
> Thanks in advance.

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