Clojure vs. F# vs. Arc



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What is Clojure?

Clojure is designed to be a general-purpose language, combining the approachability and interactive development of a scripting language with an efficient and robust infrastructure for multithreaded programming. Clojure is a compiled language - it compiles directly to JVM bytecode, yet remains completely dynamic. Clojure is a dialect of Lisp, and shares with Lisp the code-as-data philosophy and a powerful macro system.

What is F#?

F# is a mature, open source, cross-platform, functional-first programming language. It empowers users and organizations to tackle complex computing problems with simple, maintainable and robust code.

What is Arc?

Arc is designed for exploratory programming: the kind where you decide what to write by writing it. A good medium for exploratory programming is one that makes programs brief and malleable, so that's what we've aimed for. This is a medium for sketching software.

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Companies

What companies use Clojure?
111 companies on StackShare use Clojure
What companies use F#?
22 companies on StackShare use F#
What companies use Arc?
8 companies on StackShare use Arc

Integrations

What tools integrate with Clojure?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Clojure
What tools integrate with F#?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with F#
What tools integrate with Arc?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Arc

What are some alternatives to Clojure, F#, and Arc?

  • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
  • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
  • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
  • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

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