How-to Install Erlang on Ubuntu 14.04

What is Erlang

In this tutorial we’ll learn how-to Install Erlang on Ubuntu 14.04. Erlang is a programming language used to build massively scalabe soft real-time systems with requirements on high availability.

Erlang is being used on telecoms and banking, lately it’s also being used on e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging service.

Erlang’s runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance.

One of the startup that use Erlang on its backend is WhatsApp. Facebook also use erlang on Facebook Chat.

You can learn more about Erlang from Erlang website

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How-to Install and Use pip on Ubuntu 14.04

install and use pip on ubuntu 14.04

What is pip?

Pip is package management system for Python programming languages. We can use pip to manage software packages written in python. We can search, install, remove many packages that can be found in Python Package Index (PyPI).

In this tutorial we’ll learn how to install and use pip on Ubuntu 14.04.

Python 2.7.9 or later and Python 3.4 and later already include pip by default. The name pip itself is recursive acronym of pip installs packages or pip install Python.

There are two installation method that we can use, we can install from Ubuntu repository or from PyPI.

After installing pip, we’ll learn how-to use pip. By the end of this tutorial you should be able to use pip as part of your daily tools.

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