Forum over Functions

What 20+ years of bad languages, awful frameworks, and half-assed implementations tell us about Elixir, Erlang, and the future of BEAM?

He who cannot remember history is doomed to repeat it—an apt aphorism summing up the last 30 years of software development if ever there was one. We will take a walk down memory lane and identify the mistakes languages and frameworks seem to make over and over again and why languages like Elixir might just help us get out of the vicious cycle.