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C vs Elm: What are the differences?

What is C? One of the most widely used programming languages of all time. .

What is Elm? A type inferred, functional reactive language that compiles to HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Writing HTML apps is super easy with elm-lang/html. Not only does it render extremely fast, it also quietly guides you towards well-architected code.

C and Elm can be categorized as "Languages" tools.

"Performance" is the primary reason why developers consider C over the competitors, whereas "Code stays clean" was stated as the key factor in picking Elm.

Elm is an open source tool with 5.3K GitHub stars and 424 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Elm's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, C has a broader approval, being mentioned in 64 company stacks & 251 developers stacks; compared to Elm, which is listed in 27 company stacks and 35 developer stacks.

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Writing HTML apps is super easy with elm-lang/html. Not only does it render extremely fast, it also quietly guides you towards well-architected code.

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    Avatar of papaver
    papaver uses CC

    been programming in c for over a decade, since learning it in college. still use it for various low level projects. used it recently to develop an embedded application for a custom board.

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    micro systems uses CC

    The core of the arcapos applications is written in C, so are most of the Lua modules (bindings to various hardware or protocols).

    Avatar of Sqreen
    Sqreen uses CC

    The Sqreen PHP agent is both a PHP extension, built in C, and a daemon built in Python.

    Avatar of POROWNEO.PL

    Axis2/c, rampart/c, savan/c, barbershop and custom php extensions.

    Avatar of Vaultize
    Vaultize uses CC

    Used in backend and clients for performance heavy tasks.

    Avatar of Tinkhaven
    Tinkhaven uses ElmElm

    Frontend application

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