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erl

Run and manage programs in the Erlang programming language. More information: https://www.erlang.org.

  • Compile and run sequential Erlang program as a common script and then exit:

erlc {{files}} && erl -noshell '{{mymodule:myfunction(arguments)}}, init:stop().'

  • Connect to a running Erlang node:

erl -remsh {{nodename}}@{{hostname}} -sname {{custom_shortname}} -hidden -setcookie {{cookie_of_remote_node}}

  • Tell the Erlang shell to load modules from a directory:

erl -pa {{directory_with_beam_files}}