Python vs. Elixir vs. Arc



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What is Python?

Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.

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 Python?
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What are the cons of using Elixir?
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What are the cons of using Arc?
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Companies

What companies use Python?
3297 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use Elixir?
203 companies on StackShare use Elixir
What companies use Arc?
8 companies on StackShare use Arc

Integrations

What tools integrate with Python?
85 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
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 Python, Elixir, 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
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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Latest News

Python 3.8.0a1 is now available for testing
Python 3.7.2 and 3.6.8 are now available
Python 3.7.2rc1 and 3.6.8rc1 now available for testing
Elixir v1.8 released
Elixir v1.7 released
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