Quartz: Towards a statically typed Erlang

Erlang is probably the most widely used functional programming language in the software industry. It’s been used by the creators of massive telecom infrastructure, tech giants, video game companies, and various small firms alike to achieve fast, stable ne… Read more

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I’ve always considered Erlang to be an excellent general purpose programming language. With that, the one-off projects that aren’t systems or servers always had the bloat of OTP, and never felt right. (more…)

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Concurrency in Erlang and Scala: The Actor Model

Applications are becoming increasingly concurrent, yet the traditional way of doing this, threads and locks, is very troublesome. This article highlights Erlang and Scala, two programming languages that use a different approach to concurrency: the actor m...

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