Crossing borders, Concurrent programming with Erlang

Frontiers in concurrency

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Bruce Tate

Date archived: May 15, 2019 | First published: April 18, 2006

The Java™ programming language made starting a new thread easier than ever before. But freeing your concurrent programs of obscure bugs is a different matter, and Java's programming model might not be the best available. A language called Erlang is getting some good press now in the areas of concurrency, distributed systems, and soft real-time systems.

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