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Erlang, a Language for the Internet of Things

Exploring #Erlang in an #IoT context: a @thenewstack podcast with @FrancescoC and @mccrory:

  • As telecommunications has grown over the years, the internet has brought with it the ability for developers working with established programming languages such as Erlang to move into the spotlight.
  • In this episode of The New Stack Makers embedded below, we explore Erlang’s beginnings, how the language has evolved in the present IoT-driven landscape, its unique differences when working at scale, and what the future of Erlang may look like.
  • Erlang is the core that Riak is built on.
  • I think that it benefits the community in multiple ways, and it also shows just how powerful the Beam VM [an Erlang virtual machine] and Erlang as a combination are, and what you can do if you set your mind to it.”
  • As for the future of Erlang, it appears to be bright.

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As telecommunications has grown over the years, the internet has brought with it the ability for developers working with established programming languages such as Erlang to move into the spotlight. While not a new language, Erlang’s maturity has meant that companies such as Basho are utilizing it in their platform to help build scalable databases, and break into the opportunities that the Internet of Things offers.


Erlang, a Language for the Internet of Things

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