PHP vs. Elixir vs. COBOL



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Description

What is PHP?

Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.

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 COBOL?

COBOL was one of the first programming languages to be standardised: the first COBOL standard was issued by ANSI in 1968. COBOL is primarily used in business, finance, and administrative systems for companies and governments.

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Pros

Why do developers choose PHP?
Why do you like PHP?

Why do developers choose Elixir?
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Why do developers choose COBOL?
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Cons

What are the cons of using PHP?
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What are the cons of using Elixir?
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What are the cons of using COBOL?
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Companies

What companies use PHP?
10141 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Elixir?
203 companies on StackShare use Elixir
What companies use COBOL?
6 companies on StackShare use COBOL

Integrations

What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with Elixir?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Elixir
What tools integrate with COBOL?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with COBOL

What are some alternatives to PHP, Elixir, and COBOL?

  • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
  • 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.
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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Latest News

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Elixir v1.8 released
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