208 RR Erlang with Francesco Cesarini

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02:45 – Francesco Cesarini Introduction

03:08 – Erlang Programming Language

08:23 – Francesco and Erlang

10:49 – Building a Company Around a Language (Erlang Solutions)

16:00 – The Erlang Programming Language

24:25 – Error Handling Semantics

  • Actors and Supervisors
  • The Client-Server Behavior
  • The Event Handler
  • Finite State Machines

30:23 – Getting Started with Erlang

34:23 – Elixir

35:28 – Erlang and Polyglot Architecture

37:01 – WombatOAM

38:57 – Erlang Pros and Cons

  • Cons:
    • Number Crunching
    • Parallelism
    • Graphics, Web Development, and Frontends
  • Pros:

40:44 – TDD (Test-Driven Development)

46:10 – Languages/Technologies on the Horizon (for Francesco)

48:21 – The Erlang Community

50:24 – Writing Apps with Erlang / IoT?

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