What is Erlang?

 Posted by Niladri.Biswas on 4/21/2013 | Category: Others Interview questions | Views: 2535 | Points: 40

Erlang is a programming language designed for developing robust systems of programs that can be distributed among different computers in a network. Developed in the 1980s at the Ericsson Computer Science Laboratory to address a then-unfulfilled need for telecommunications programming, it has evolved as a general purpose concurrency-oriented functional programming language suited for fault-tolerant, error recovery, distributed, soft real-time systems since then. It supports hot swapping, so that code can be changed without stopping a system

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