author Jake Morrison

For simple deployments, we can install Erlang and Elixir from binary packages. Instead of using the packages that come with the OS, which are generally out of date, you should use the packages from Erlang Solutions.

One disadvantage of the OS packages is that we can only have one version …

author Jake Morrison

If you want to try out the new features in Erlang 21 before it's released, you will have to build it yourself, as there is no package available. Same thing if you want to run a patch release or configure Erlang with special options.

The ASDF version manager lets you …