Intro to 'Intro to Erlang'

This article describes what you can expect in the keyfunda course Intro to Erlang.

About Erlang

First, what is Erlang? It is a concurrency-oriented functional programming language that has come into the limelight over the past few years. Erlang comes with its own garbage-collected virtual machine that can run on numerous operating systems. The combination of Erlang the language with the Erlang virtual machine simplifies the development and deployment of concurrent distributed systems requiring high reliability and fault tolerance.