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Erlang OTP


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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.

To install Erlang OTP, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install erlang16

To upgrade Erlang OTP, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade erlang16


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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Joe Armstrong
  • Ericsson
  • Erlang Contributors


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Erlang OTP 16.01.4 524 Monday, September 16, 2013  
Erlang OTP 16.01.3 477 Friday, July 19, 2013  
Erlang OTP 16.01.2 310 Wednesday, July 17, 2013  
Erlang OTP 16.01.1 324 Wednesday, July 17, 2013  
Erlang OTP 16.01 368 Tuesday, July 2, 2013  

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