Bug Report

You can report bugs, improvements or new features on the Erlang issue tracker.

Security Disclosure

Please follow the guidelines in order to report the issues regarding security in Erlang/OTP, and do not create a public issue for a security issue.

Contributing to Erlang/OTP

Go to the Erlang issue tracker and search for issues labelled with Help Wanted. Follow the contribution guidelines to submit a contribution.

Erlang Enhancement Process

For enhancements of the Erlang language itself or the core libraries to be thoroughly reviewed there is the Erlang Enhancement Process involving Erlang Extension Proposals (EEPs) stored in a GIT repository currently at Github. One of the Mailing Lists is dedicated for EEPs.

Erlang Forums

Discussion about Erlang and other languages running on the Erlang VM.

Slack team for Erlang

Get invitation here. Then visit

Erlang IRC channel

For IRC users, please use irc://

StackOverflow Q&A

Erlang on StackOverflow an active topic on StackOverflow. Exchange your Erlang programming knowledge with other Erlang developers.

Mailing List Archives

Archived threads from the mailing lists.


The main forum for Erlang/OTP questions and discussions. This list is mirrored by the Google Group Erlang Programming.


The announcements are also sent to erlang-questions.


Discussions regarding specific Erlang Enhancement Proposals (EEPs). See more at Erlang Enhancement Proposals.​​

Erlang resources
The OTP team Blog

A blog written by members of the Erlang/OTP team at Ericsson. Contains interesting technical posts about the development of Erlang/OTP.​

Spawned Shelter

Contains a comprehensive list of Erlang resources suited for beginners and experts alike.

Erlang Battleground

Funny & Weird Stories found while coding on the BEAM

Planet Erlang

Planet Erlang is a meta blog that collects posts from the blogs of various Erlang developers and contributors.

Erlang Companies

A curated list of companies using Erlang in production, organized by industry.

Erlang LS

An Erlang server implementing Microsoft’s Language Server Protocol


A language server for Erlang, designed at WhatsApp

Visual Studio Code

Erlang language extension for Visual Studio Code

Erlang mode for Emacs

Follow the guide to set up the Erlang mode for Emacs. Also available on Melpa.


Erlang plugins for Vim.

Erlang plugin for IntelliJ IDEA

IntelliJ plugin for Erlang.

Sublime Text

Erlang support for Sublime Text.


Erlang package for Atom.

Erlang plugin for Eclipse

Erlide is the Eclipse plugin for Erlang.

Free Online Courses
Functional Programming in Erlang

Learn the theory and practice of functional programming in Erlang, by University of Kent.

Functional Programming with Erlang

A free online course for beginners by University of Kent.

Erlang Master Classes

A free online for advanced Erlang users by University of Kent.

Learning Erlang
Learn You Some Erlang

One of the most popular learning tutorials in Erlang.

How I start with Erlang?

A quick tutorial to build your first Erlang application.

Erlang Tutorials on Tutorialspoint

Beginner’s tutorial for Erlang.

Erlang on Exercism

Solve programming problems in Erlang.

Erlang on Wikibooks

Erlang on

Erlang in anger

This book intends to be a little guide about how to be the Erlang medic in a time of war.

Adopting Erlang

Adopting Erlang is an ongoing effort to gather all the resources that will help you use Erlang in a business.

Meetup Groups

Discover local Erlang Meetup groups in your city on

Conferences & Events

The Erlang User Conference and The Erlang Factory were merged into CodeBeam after 2017, and takes place in many cities around the world.

Erlang User Conference

The Erlang User Conference was one of the major Erlang conferences. It took place in Stockholm, Sweden every year up to 2017, now renamed to CodeBeam STO, above.

Erlang Factory

The Erlang Factory conferences provided inspiring talks, trainings and workshops with leading Erlang experts. In San Francisco Bay Area, London, Berlin and many other cities, ran last year 2017. Now renamed to CodeBeam *, above.

ACM SIGPLAN Erlang Workshops

Erlang Workshops held in conjunction to ACM SIGPLAN International Conference on Functional Programming (ICFP).

Popular Erlang Applications is a package manager for the Erlang ecosystem where you can discover or upload new Erlang/Elixir packages.


Rebar3 is a build tool in Erlang, which provides deterministic builds, conflict resolution, packages and more. is a build tool in Erlang, which allows you to build your project with a Makefile.


Open source multi-protocol messaging broker.


A scalable MQTT message broker.


Ejabberd is a Jabber/XMPP instant messaging server. ejabberd is cross-platform, fault-tolerant, clusterable, and modular.


MongooseIM is a base platform for building high performance messaging systems leveraging XMPP.


Small, fast, modular HTTP server.

Research Projects

The Prowess project advances property-based testing into the domain of web services and other open, evolving systems.

Paraphrase, an EU FP7 project

The ParaPhrase project aims to produce a new structured design and implementation process for heterogeneous parallel architectures.

RELEASE, an EU FP7 project

A project that is working with scalability over massive numbers of cores and nodes. The work is done as enhancements and additions to the Erlang/OTP system.

HiPE (High Performance Erlang)

Information about the High-Performance Erlang project at Uppsala university, Sweden.