PHP vs. CoffeeScript vs. Erlang



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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 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.

What is Erlang?

Some of Erlang's uses are in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance. OTP is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop these systems.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose CoffeeScript?
Why do you like CoffeeScript?

Why do developers choose Erlang?
Why do you like Erlang?

Cons

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

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

What are the cons of using Erlang?
No Cons submitted yet for Erlang
Downsides of Erlang?

Pricing

How much does PHP cost?
How much does CoffeeScript cost?
How much does Erlang cost?

Companies

What companies use PHP?
10060 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use CoffeeScript?
445 companies on StackShare use CoffeeScript
What companies use Erlang?
88 companies on StackShare use Erlang

Integrations

What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with CoffeeScript?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with CoffeeScript
What tools integrate with Erlang?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Erlang

What are some alternatives to PHP, CoffeeScript, and Erlang?

  • 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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