Ruby vs. C# vs. Erlang



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What is Ruby?

Ruby is a language of careful balance. Its creator, Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, blended parts of his favorite languages (Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, Ada, and Lisp) to form a new language that balanced functional programming with imperative programming.

What is C#?

C# (pronounced "See Sharp") is a simple, modern, object-oriented, and type-safe programming language. C# has its roots in the C family of languages and will be immediately familiar to C, C++, Java, and JavaScript programmers.

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.

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Pros

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Cons

What are the cons of using Ruby?
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What are the cons of using Erlang?
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Companies

What companies use Ruby?
2950 companies on StackShare use Ruby
What companies use C#?
856 companies on StackShare use C#
What companies use Erlang?
91 companies on StackShare use Erlang

Integrations

What tools integrate with Ruby?
73 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
What tools integrate with C#?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with C#
What tools integrate with Erlang?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Erlang

What are some alternatives to Ruby, C#, and Erlang?

  • 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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