[erlang-questions] Erlang and the learning curve

Rapsey <>
Tue Jan 4 08:58:23 CET 2011

You should really read one of the books about Erlang, not rely on online
tutorials and guides. You will learn much faster. I had a pretty good grasp
on how to write erlang programs within the first week of starting to read
Programming Erlang.
Are you familiar with http://learnyousomeerlang.com/ ?


On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 2:52 AM, JETkoten <> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I've been reading/watching everything I can find (off and online) for
> learning Erlang for the past two or three weeks, but am just not getting it,
> in terms of being able to do anything with Erlang in the real world.
> I've watched some videos about functional programming where the hosts joked
> about people looking into functional programming deciding it's too hard and
> then never touching it again... but seriously, how do people bridge the gap
> between understanding the basics and implementing real world projects with
> Erlang? I know the three major books are available, but none of them are
> really using Erlang for what I'd like to do...
> How have any of you who have come to know big-picture how great Erlang is
> been able to get enough knowledge of it to actually do what you'd like to
> do?
> Any and all replies are most welcome.
> Thanks,
> Jack
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