Archive for 2009



2009 Erlang Factory: Biggest Gathering of Erlang Expertise Outside of Sweden

Next monday the  Erlang Factory  conference starts in San Francisco. If you’re in the Bay Area and can make a last minute change of plans, it looks to be a milestone conference for the Erlang community. The  University  is the 27th – 29th, with the  Conference  from the 30th-1st. Speakers include… Read more »



Erlang Inside Interviews Joe Armstrong

Writing Ruby code for a living, building a company in a foreign country, learning a human foreign language (Spanish) and a computer foreign language (Erlang) on the side hasn’t left a lot of time for blogging about Erlang. But in the past month, we were able to spend a few minutes with Joe… Read more »



Hacker News Full of Erlang Articles

Hacker News’s author was complaining yesterday about a spike in traffic due to a ‘fluff piece’ on a woman building a blog to get hired by Twitter. His solution – asking the faithful readership to post only Erlang stories to drive away ‘mainstream’ readers. It worked to drive away less hacky-readers Read more »



Tic-Tac-Toe In Erlang

Neal over at has a long tutorial on Erlang Tic-Tac-Toe, which is incidentally the first program I wrote when learning Erlang. Programmers may want to take a look at the tutorial, but perhaps the most interesting aspect of the tutorial is the way he takes the problem space and shrinks it… Read more »



The Top Ten Erlang News Stories of 2008

It goes without saying that 2008 was a difficult year for many, with 2009 looking to be more of the same. But for the Erlang community, it was probably the best year since Joe Armstrong released Programming Erlang . OK, that was 2007… still, it’s a great time to use Erlang. Here are the top ten… Read more »