[erlang-questions] What do you like the most about Erlang/OTP?

Max Bourinov <>
Mon Aug 27 23:00:30 CEST 2012


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On 28.08.2012, at 0:53, "Motiejus Jakštys" <> wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 10:34 PM, Loïc Hoguin <> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I am wondering what you guys like the most about Erlang/OTP, especially
>> newcomers, maybe it changed your life, allowed you to climb the Everest (or
>> at least sleep at night).
>>
>
> Hi,
> killer feature for me is possibilities to interact with running system.
>
> You can send arbitrary messages to arbitraty processes, call arbitraty
> functions, restart anything by hand. This gives utmost flexibility to
> inspect and fix a running system.
>
> $ erl -setcookie company_name -sname d
>> net_kernel:connect_node().
> true
>> rpc:call(, yodadb, how_are_you, []).
> {still_alive, [some, stuff], but_soon_will_die, [why]}. ...
>
> --
> Motiejus Jakštys
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