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Description

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 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.

What is JRuby?

JRuby is the effort to recreate the Ruby (http://www.ruby-lang.org) interpreter in Java. The Java version is tightly integrated with Java to allow both to script any Java class and to embed the interpreter into any Java application. See the docs directory for more information.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Swift?
    Downsides of Swift?

    What are the cons of using Clojure?
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    What are the cons of using JRuby?
    No Cons submitted yet for JRuby
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    Companies

    What companies use Swift?
    804 companies on StackShare use Swift
    What companies use Clojure?
    83 companies on StackShare use Clojure
    What companies use JRuby?
    13 companies on StackShare use JRuby

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Swift?
    13 tools on StackShare integrate with Swift
    What tools integrate with Clojure?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Clojure
    No integrations listed yet

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

    • 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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