Erlang Getting-Started for Debian
The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Erlang Programming Language on Debian 7-Wheezy/8-Jessie/9-Stretch (Stable/Testing/Sid-Unstable) 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktops.
Erlang is a general-purpose programming language and runtime environment.
Erlang has built-in support for Concurrency, Distribution and Fault Tolerance.
Erlang is used in several large telecommunication systems from Ericsson.
Erlang is available as open source from http://www.erlang.org.
Open Source Erlang is a Functional Programming Language designed at the Ericsson Computer Science Laboratory.
Some of Erlang main Features are:
- Clear declarative syntax and is largely free from side-effects
- Built-in support for real-time, concurrent and distributed programming
- Designed for development of robust and continuously operated programs
- Dynamic code replacement at runtime
The Erlang distribution also includes OTP (Open Telecom Platform) which provides a rich set of libraries and applications.
How-to Install Erlang on Debian
This package is a dummy package which will install Erlang/OTP runtime, applications, sources, code examples and the Erlang editing mode for Emacs.
Erlang Quick-Start with Hello-WorldErlang Hello-World
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