Programming Help for Erlang Language

Introduction to Erlang Programming Language

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.

How to start Erlang in Window and Unix system?

In Unix System type “erl” to start the Erlang Programming Language


In window System Just click on the Erlang start icon.

Example of Enlarge Programming Language

The following is a simple Example in Unix system:

$ erl

Erlang R14B (erts- [source] [smp:2:2] [rq:2] [async-threads:0] [kernel-poll:false]

Eshell V5.8.1.1  (abort with ^G)




NOTE: Statement are terminate with DOT(.) followed by the new line.

How to learn Erlang Programming Language

Tutorial for learning Erlang Programming Language:

  • Erlang Document
  • Book name: ERLANG Programming will help you to understand Erlang easily

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