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What is Python?

Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.

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 CoffeeScript?

CoffeeScript is a little language that compiles into JavaScript. Underneath that awkward Java-esque patina, JavaScript has always had a gorgeous heart. CoffeeScript is an attempt to expose the good parts of JavaScript in a simple way.

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Cons

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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Python?
3150 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use Elixir?
180 companies on StackShare use Elixir
What companies use CoffeeScript?
440 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript

Integrations

What tools integrate with Python?
83 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
What tools integrate with Elixir?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Elixir
What tools integrate with CoffeeScript?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with CoffeeScript

What are some alternatives to Python, Elixir, and CoffeeScript?

  • 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
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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