Erlang Programming Language is an garbage-collected Programming Languages, it is a concurrent language used for designing runtime system.
It is used in telecoms, banking, instant messaging etc. The system built in Erlang Programming Language will support concurrent, distribution and fault tolerance.
In Unix System type “erl” to start the Erlang Programming Language
In window System Just click on the Erlang start icon.
The following is a simple Example in Unix system:
$ erl Erlang R14B (erts-126.96.36.199) [source] [smp:2:2] [rq:2] [async-threads:0] [kernel-poll:false] Eshell V188.8.131.52 (abort with ^G) 1>4*4. 16 2>
NOTE: Statement are terminate with DOT(.) followed by the new line.