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Reia. The most common complaint I see about Erlang is the syntax. Reia is a Python-style scripting language (with a dash of Ruby) that runs on the Erlang virtual machine. Looks promising. # 25th September 2008, 6:12 pm

How should JSON strings be represented in Erlang? Erlang’s poor support for strings makes this a surprisingly tricky question. # 14th September 2007, 8:17 am

An Introduction to Erlang. Erlang gets the ONLamp tutorial treatment from Gregory Brown. # 13th September 2007, 5:47 pm

CouchDB: Thinking beyond the RDBMS. CouchDB is a fascinating project—an Erlang powered non-relational database with a JSON API that lets you define “views” (really computed tables) based on JavaScript functions that execute using map/reduce. Damien Katz, the main developer currently works for MySQL and used to work on Lotus Notes. # 3rd September 2007, 9:48 am