[erlang-questions] Advice

Richard O'Keefe ok@REDACTED
Mon Dec 14 02:20:02 CET 2009

On Dec 14, 2009, at 1:09 AM, mike h wrote:
> I have a lot of experience in OO languages and quite a bit in some  
> of the imperative/functional hybrids like Ruby etc. My main interest  
> in Erlang is in it's concurrent and  distributed capabilities, so,   
> which of the two main Erlang books would folk reccommend?  (I think  
> I'm right in saying there are currently just two main books, one by  
> Oreilly and one by Erlang's designer)

All the Erlang books are good ones.
> Next question is a bit more open ended. I have a particular interest  
> in tuple spaces  (JavaSpaces, Linda, Rinda etc) and their  
> implementation and application.. And I want to use Erlang to  
> implement a tuple space server and client.

Ask yourself the question:
   "in what ways (that I care about) is a tuple space different
    from a Dets or Mnesia table?"

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