[erlang-questions] Learning Erlang

Eric Moritz <>
Fri Jun 8 23:30:03 CEST 2012


+1 for OTP in Action.

On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 5:02 PM, Miles Fidelman
<>wrote:

> The best one I've found is "Erlang and OTP in Action" by Logan, Merritt,
> and Carlsson.  It's the only book I've found that goes seriously into the
> OTP platform, and into building distributed production systems with Erlang.
>
> Ivan Uemlianin wrote:
>
>> The O'Reilly by Francesco Cesarini and Simon Thompson called Erlang
>> Programming is a very well-written solid introduction.  Covers all the
>> basics thoroughly and gives a firm foundation of OTP.
>>
>> It has useful exercises at the end of each chapter.
>>
>> Ivan
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On 8 Jun 2012, at 20:16, Ian <> wrote:
>>
>>  Hi All,
>>>
>>>
>>> Is there a book, on-line resource, or even a well written open-source
>>> project, that would help me understand how to write good clean Erlang code?
>>>
>>> I taught myself PHP about 4 years ago, and have recently had to go back
>>> and modify the first large system I wrote, and I find the coding of that
>>> system is dreadful! Now that's good in the sense that I have improved, but
>>> bad in that the code is still bad and its costing me effort while I change
>>> it now. Its also bad because I should have enough programming experience to
>>> avoid writing bad code. I've been programming since 74.
>>>
>>> I am about to build two web based applications in Erlang, and I don't
>>> want to wince too much  when I come to enhance them.
>>>
>>> Thanks for any tips
>>>
>>> Ian
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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