A chance to learn Erlang for free
24 April 2020
Many people are using the Covid-19 lockdown as an opportunity to learn new skills. If learning more about the Erlang programming language has been on your to-do list, then you are in luck.
A MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) Functional Programming in Erlang will be available from 4 May 2020 on the FutureLearn platform. The course is free and designed for anyone with prior programming experience, whether self-taught or professional.
This University of Kent designed course will teach theory and practice, through practical exercises and suggested projects and includes:
- Getting started programming in Erlang
- Programs and functions in Erlang
- Data structures using lists
- Tools for Erlang programming
- Functions as data, and higher-order functions
- Case studies
You’ll learn with Professor Simon Thompson co-author of one of the standard introductions to Erlang, O'Reilly Media's Erlang Programming.