Clojure vs. MATLAB vs. Visual Basic



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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 MATLAB?

Using MATLAB, you can analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models and applications. The language, tools, and built-in math functions enable you to explore multiple approaches and reach a solution faster than with spreadsheets or traditional programming languages, such as C/C++ or Java.

What is Visual Basic?

Visual Basic is derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, or ActiveX Data Objects, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.

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Pros

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Cons

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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Clojure?
111 companies on StackShare use Clojure
What companies use MATLAB?
12 companies on StackShare use MATLAB
What companies use Visual Basic?
14 companies on StackShare use Visual Basic

Integrations

What tools integrate with Clojure?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Clojure
What tools integrate with MATLAB?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with MATLAB
What tools integrate with Visual Basic?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Basic

What are some alternatives to Clojure, MATLAB, and Visual Basic?

  • 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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