Build massively scalable soft real-time systems


OTP 24.0 Release Candidate 1

24 Feb 2021

This is the first of three planned release candidates before the OTP 24 release.

OTP 23.2 Release

16 Dec 2020

The second maintenance patch package for OTP 23

ThinkingElixir 017: PODCAST: JIT compiler for BEAM with Lukas Larsson & John Högberg

13 Oct 2020

Interesting PODCAST about the new JIT


What is Erlang?

Erlang is a programming language used to build massively scalable soft real-time systems with requirements on high availability. Some of its uses are in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance.

Erlang Quickstart

What is OTP?

OTP is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop these systems. It includes its own distributed database, applications to interface towards other languages, debugging and release handling tools.

Getting Started with OTP


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