Swift vs. Elixir vs. Clojure



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What is Swift?

Writing code is interactive and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and apps run lightning-fast. Swift is ready for your next iOS and OS X project — or for addition into your current app — because Swift code works side-by-side with Objective-C.

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 Clojure?

Clojure is designed to be a general-purpose language, combining the approachability and interactive development of a scripting language with an efficient and robust infrastructure for multithreaded programming. Clojure is a compiled language - it compiles directly to JVM bytecode, yet remains completely dynamic. Clojure is a dialect of Lisp, and shares with Lisp the code-as-data philosophy and a powerful macro system.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Elixir?
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Why do developers choose Clojure?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Swift?
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What are the cons of using Clojure?
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Companies

What companies use Swift?
1092 companies on StackShare use Swift
What companies use Elixir?
191 companies on StackShare use Elixir
What companies use Clojure?
111 companies on StackShare use Clojure

Integrations

What tools integrate with Swift?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift
What tools integrate with Elixir?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Elixir
What tools integrate with Clojure?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Clojure

What are some alternatives to Swift, Elixir, and Clojure?

  • 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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