Date for Desert Code Camp - 2011.1  Saturday, April 2, 2011 8:00:00 AM - Saturday, April 2, 2011 5:00:00 PM

Introduction to Erlang

With the advent of multi-core CPUs, the software community got caught with its pants down. For twenty+ years it has been churning out programming languages suitable for single-core chips, but had almost nothing to offer for building highly scalable, fault-tolerant, massively concurrent applications. Right from the start, Erlang--a concise functional language---was designed to solve the above problems. It has been used to design systems which run for many years with virtually no downtime. Erlang happens to work nicely on multi-core CPUs, which is one of the reasons it has gained popularity in recent years. Originally developed at Ericsson in mid-1980s, Erlang has found wide use well beyond the telecom industry, e.g. in web development, messaging, NoSQL databases.

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Functional Programming

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IRN-231
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10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
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