[erlang-questions] good beginners book/tutorial

Shawn Debnath shawn@REDACTED
Sat Jan 24 19:55:36 CET 2015

By either book, I meant

Erlang Programming - 
Programming Erlang - 

On 1/24/15, 6:53 PM, "Shawn Debnath" <shawn@REDACTED> wrote:

>Yep, this is a great book indeed, however, if you are a beginner like me,
>I found the O’Reilly book to be the best to get your hands dirty with
>especially if you are new to functional programming. I would recommend
>reading the first 4-5 chapters dubbed “Sequential Programming” from either
>book and trying out every example and exercise, just to get the feel for 
>the language and syntax. After that, you will probably be able to do some
>research on a web platform and start building a site right away. The 
>basics of writing a web application using any existing framework doesn’t
>require extensive knowledge of OTP, but that comes right into play as 
>soon as you try to architect a whole system that can scale with components
>with more than just a web server, i.e., a separate app core to handle
>common business logic, DAL, workers, etc.
>On 1/24/15, 2:46 PM, "Miles Fidelman" <mfidelman@REDACTED> wrote:
>>Imants Cekusins wrote:
>>> "Erlang and OTP in Action" has practical examples:
>>> http://www.manning.com/logan/
>>> _______________________________________________
>>I'll echo that one.  It's the best one I've found for digging into OTP 
>>and real application building.
>>Miles Fidelman
>>In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
>>In practice, there is.   .... Yogi Berra
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