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.

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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


Erlang/OTP 26.0 Release Candidate 2
March 22, 2023 by Henrik Nord
Erlang/OTP 26.0-rc2 is the second release candidate for OTP 26
Erlang/OTP 25.3 Release
March 08, 2023 by Henrik Nord
Erlang/OTP 25.3 is the third and final maintenance patch package for OTP 25, with mostly bug fixes.
Erlang/OTP 26.0 Release Candidate 1
February 15, 2023 by Henrik Nord
Erlang/OTP 26.0-rc1 is the first release candidate for OTP 26


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