The Erlang Rationale, by Robert Virding (PDF)

This article was written by @rvirding …over a decade ago! Posting here in case anyone else finds it of interest and adding it to our Erlang portal’s list of pinned threads :nerd:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zKsOgwZJ_YZ1bY3b3gNRjAxpn6VneR8b/view

Here’s an update from Robert about why he wrote this article (from EF):

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It pointed me to ‘A History of Erlang’ by Joe Armstrong and the first sentence is “Erlang was designed for writing concurrent programs that “run forever””.

A History of Erlang.

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Nice one DG!

Here’s the same PDF I think:

And the slides from the page you posted:

https://dl.acm.org/action/downloadSupplement?doi=10.1145%2F1238844.1238850&file=erlang.pdf

They also have a downloadable video:

https://dl.acm.org/action/downloadSupplement?doi=10.1145%2F1238844.1238850&file=m6-armstrong-h.mov

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