Evening School of Erlang - new series of Erlang courses starting in January across the U.S.

The Evening School of Erlang is a series of Erlang classes designed to bring together developers interested in programming in Erlang as well as making a career switch to Erlang along with companies who are looking to recruit bright developers and architects all across the U.S. The Evening School of Erlang is scheduled in NextSpace Union Square, San Francisco from the 8th of Jan’ 2013 to the 30th Jan’2013.

The Evening School of Erlang consists of evening classes which are conducted twice a week over a four week period. The classes include exercises which allow participants to put the theory into practice and these are automatically tested and assessed using the Erlang e-learning feedback tool.
At the end of the four weeks, participants will be able to take the Erlang Foundation certification exam at no additional cost. This will validate to future employers their knowledge of the Erlang language. These courses are intended to be held in cities around the U.S. and Canada to cater to local people and will be conducted by local Erlang experts.

Topics include:

  • Introduction
  • Basic Erlang
  • Sequential Programming
  • Concurrent Programming
  • Process Design Patterns
  • Process Error Handling
  • Code Updating
  • Records and Funs
  • ETS tables
  • Distributed Programming
  • Advanced Constructs
  • Ports and Sockets
  • Style and Efficiency


The following Evening School of Erlang will be scheduled in San Jose and Pasadena for mid Feb’ 2013 and Santa Monica for mid Mar’2013. Subsequently it will be rolled out to various cities across the US and Canada.
Potential locations currently include:

  • Palo Alto
  • Newport Beach/Irvine
  • Seattle
  • Chicago
  • Boston
  • New York
  • Washington DC
  • Ottawa
  • Vancouver

The fee for the 4 week course, including the certification exam is 199 USD. For companies looking to train their staff, the cost is 699 USD per delegate. This fee is subsidised by companies looking to recruit Erlang developers. The details of the delegates who enrol for corporate training will not be shared with the potential recruiters.

To register for the Evening School of Erlang, please visit, http://esoesf.eventbrite.com/