brew install erlang
Once installed, you can test it by typing “erl” in the Terminal to fire up the Erlang interactive shell:
Now that you have Erlang installed, what next? Highly recommend Joe Armstrong’s Programming Erlang (2nd Edition). It’s always nice to read programming books authored by language creator themselves. Joe Armstrong’s Github page also has some goodies related to the book and other information.
For a little inspiration, here’s “Erlang the Movie”: