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What is Groovy?

Groovy builds upon the strengths of Java but has additional power features inspired by languages like Python, Ruby and Smalltalk. It makes modern programming features available to Java developers with almost-zero learning curve.

What is Erlang?

Some of Erlang's uses are in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance. OTP is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop these systems.

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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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Groovy?
91 companies on StackShare use Groovy
What companies use Erlang?
89 companies on StackShare use Erlang
What companies use Arc?
8 companies on StackShare use Arc

Integrations

What tools integrate with Groovy?
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What tools integrate with Erlang?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Erlang
What tools integrate with Arc?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Arc

What are some alternatives to Groovy, Erlang, 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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