JavaScript vs. Elixir vs. Arc



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Description

What is JavaScript?

JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.

What is Elixir?

Elixir leverages the Erlang VM, known for running low-latency, distributed and fault-tolerant systems, while also being successfully used in web development and the embedded software domain.

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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Pros

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Why do developers choose Elixir?
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Why do developers choose Arc?
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Cons

What are the cons of using JavaScript?
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What are the cons of using Arc?
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Companies

What companies use JavaScript?
5906 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
What companies use Elixir?
190 companies on StackShare use Elixir
What companies use Arc?
8 companies on StackShare use Arc

Integrations

What tools integrate with JavaScript?
77 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
What tools integrate with Elixir?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Elixir
What tools integrate with Arc?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Arc

What are some alternatives to JavaScript, Elixir, and Arc?

  • 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.
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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