Erlang has less publicity than Go, but is the basis for WhatsApp, the leading XMPP chat server, the leading customer chat server, Live Chat and RabbitMQ. Read More


Erlang was developed by Erikson almost 30 years ago.  Its claim to fame is reliabilty. 99.9999999% uptime.  Unbelievable.  An individual CSP process may fail, but the whole system continues running.  

Erlang is a Functional Programming Language.  State is never mutated.  I believe the reason for this design decisin, is that it reduces hidden bugs.  The code becomes more readable and understandable.  



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