How to Install Erlang on Ubuntu 16.04

how to install Erlang on Ubuntu 14.04

Overview In this tutorial we’ll learn how to install Erlang on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus. Erlang is a programming language used to build scalable real time systems with high availability as main requirement. Initially being used in telecoms and banking industry but the now its usage expanded to e-commerce to chat systems backend like WhatsApp … Read more

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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