About This Book

This book is focused on getting real, stable, versioned, and maintainable software out into the world. It’s less theoretical, and more hands-on practical. We (the authors) have put many systems into production over the years, and in this book we distill that knowledge for use in real software development. Our focus is not just the Erlang programming language by itself—other books out there are more suited as language tutorials. This book is about the practice of writing Erlang code for production.

Because this book is aimed at allowing individual programmers or teams of programmers across a company to write effective code, it covers Erlang/OTP right from the start, not just Erlang the language. Erlang by itself offers the potential ...

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