Friends of the BEAM - join us for a year of celebrations in honour of 20 years since Erlang OTP was open sourced!
It’s been a long and eventful two decades, hasn’t it? It’s high time we celebrated the achievements of the vibrant community that formed since Erlang OTP was open sourced in 1998.
That's why we're dedicating 2018 to celebrating #OpenErlang!
Throughout 2018 we'll be joined by Erlang & Elixir heavyweights in our #OpenErlang webinar series.Register
We'll be partying like it's 1998 around the world this year in a series of parties conjunction with Code Sync conferences!Join the party
Meetups give the Erlang & Elixir communities a place to thrive across the globe. Join us at special #OpenErlang meetups throughout 2018!Save the date
What are your BEAM highlights from the last 20 years? Celebrate #OpenErlang every day with the #OpenErlang hashtag!Get involved
Upcoming #OpenErlang activities
Serial Tech Enterpreneur and founder of Bluetail...
Speaking to Jane Walerud about her time at Ericsson is always a joy and her dedication to supporting tech startups over the last 20 years is somewhat spectacular. She has always championed Erlang and here she discusses the importance of the communities that Erlang and other open source languages create.
The President of Ericsson's Software Technology...
Christopher Price speaks to Erlang Solutions for our #OpenErlang Interview Series from the Stockholm party.
Chris is passionate about open source, also being linked to The Linux Foundation, OpenStack Foundation and OpenDaylight Project! He talks Erlang and the importance of open source...
The Erlang Co-Creators talk Erlang and its community!
The first in our series of #OpenErlang Interviews are the co-creators of Erlang itself; Robert Virding and Joe Armstrong.
Robert and Joe spoke to us at the amazing party we held in Stockholm earlier this year about the early days of Erlang and how it's become the programming language it is today, including the community it has created!
Mon 17th September 2018
Learn how to successfully adopt Elixir with lessons learned by Bleacher Report with Ben Marx.
Ben is the software architect at Bleacher Report, co-author of Adopting Elixir and co-organiser of the Erlang Elixir meet up in San Francisco. In his free time, he's also programming in Rust.
#OpenErlang activities that have come and gone...
Weds 25th July 2018
Our July #OpenErlang webinar featured Simon Thompson who shared his insights on functional programming based on his experience of Miranda, Haskell, Erlang and OCaml.
Simon is a researcher, author, and teacher based at the University of Kent. His research covers verification, tool building and testing. He is an author on type theory, Haskell and Erlang, and runs a MOOC on Erlang for FutureLearn.
Thu 31 May 2018
We’ve partnered with æternity and WhatsApp to say a big thank you and treat you to a good old-fashioned night out in Stockholm, on us. Expect surprise VIPs and practitioners who use BEAM technology in production in attendance!
Join us at the Münchenbryggeriet for an evening of festivities and good vibes!
Thu 17 May 2018
Join Mariano Guerra and Erlang co-creator Robert Virding live in the first #OpenErlang webinar as they explore the reasons why BEAM languages are the way they are, which things the BEAM makes easy and which makes... complicated.
Mon 7 May 2018
Join the #OpenErlang celebrations at Erlang Meetup Stockholm's Q2 event! We're excited to welcome Ingela Anderton Andin and her talk "From the cathedral to the bazaar: how open source made Erlang better", and Simone Stefani and his talk "How we teach Elixir to a class of 200 university students".