Programming Erlang: Software for a Concurrent World, 2/E

Programming Erlang Software for a Concurrent World E Using Erlang you ll be surprised at how easy it becomes to deal with parallel problems and how much faster and efficiently your programs run That s because Erlang uses sets of parallel processes not

  • Title: Programming Erlang: Software for a Concurrent World, 2/E
  • Author: Joe Armstrong
  • ISBN: 9351104672
  • Page: 248
  • Format: Paperback
  • Using Erlang, you ll be surprised at how easy it becomes to deal with parallel problems, and how much faster and efficiently your programs run That s because Erlang uses sets of parallel processes not a single sequential process, as found in most programming languages Joe Armstrong, creator of Erlang, introduces this powerful language in small steps, giving you a coUsing Erlang, you ll be surprised at how easy it becomes to deal with parallel problems, and how much faster and efficiently your programs run That s because Erlang uses sets of parallel processes not a single sequential process, as found in most programming languages Joe Armstrong, creator of Erlang, introduces this powerful language in small steps, giving you a complete overview of Erlang and how to use it in common scenarios You ll start with sequential programming, move to parallel programming and handling errors in parallel programs, and learn to work confidently with distributed programming and the standard Erlang Open Telecom Platform OTP frameworks You need no previous knowledge of functional or parallel programming The chapters are packed with hands on, real world tutorial examples and insider tips and advice, and finish with exercises for both beginning and advanced users The second edition has been extensively rewritten and covers Erlang R17 features New to this edition are seven chapters covering the latest Erlang features maps, the type system and the Dialyzer, WebSockets, programming idioms, and a new stand alone execution environment You ll write programs that dynamically detect and correct errors, and that can be upgraded without stopping the system There s also coverage of rebar the de facto Erlang build system , and information on how to share and use Erlang projects on github, illustrated with examples from cowboy and bitcask.

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    1. "Its a great book to learn Erlang and to learn how to built fault tolerant distributed systems. Its easy to write distributed systems in Erlang because language supports it and take away all the complexity of writing similar concurrent systems in languages like Java/C++" – Himanshu N.

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