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Chapter 13. Designing a Concurrent Application

All is fine and dandy. You understand the concepts. But then again, all we’ve had since the beginning of the book were toy examples: calculators, trees, Heathrow to London, and so on. It’s time for something more fun and educational. In this chapter, we’ll write a small application in concurrent Erlang. The application will be small and line-based, but still useful and moderately extensible.

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