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Dart vs Elm: What are the differences?

What is Dart? A new web programming language with libraries, a virtual machine, and tools. Dart is a cohesive, scalable platform for building apps that run on the web (where you can use Polymer) or on servers (such as with Google Cloud Platform). Use the Dart language, libraries, and tools to write anything from simple scripts to full-featured apps.

What is Elm? A type inferred, functional reactive language that compiles to HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Writing HTML apps is super easy with elm-lang/html. Not only does it render extremely fast, it also quietly guides you towards well-architected code.

Dart and Elm belong to "Languages" category of the tech stack.

"Backed by Google" is the primary reason why developers consider Dart over the competitors, whereas "Code stays clean" was stated as the key factor in picking Elm.

Elm is an open source tool with 5.3K GitHub stars and 424 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Elm's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Dart has a broader approval, being mentioned in 19 company stacks & 78 developers stacks; compared to Elm, which is listed in 27 company stacks and 35 developer stacks.

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What is Dart?

Dart is a cohesive, scalable platform for building apps that run on the web (where you can use Polymer) or on servers (such as with Google Cloud Platform). Use the Dart language, libraries, and tools to write anything from simple scripts to full-featured apps.

What is Elm?

Writing HTML apps is super easy with elm-lang/html. Not only does it render extremely fast, it also quietly guides you towards well-architected code.
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    What are some alternatives to Dart and Elm?
    TypeScript
    TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. It's a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript.
    Go
    Go is expressive, concise, clean, and efficient. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel type system enables flexible and modular program construction. Go compiles quickly to machine code yet has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. It's a fast, statically typed, compiled language that feels like a dynamically typed, interpreted language.
    JavaScript
    JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
    PHP
    Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.
    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.
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    Decisions about Dart and Elm
    Michael Pfaff
    Michael Pfaff
    CEO at Nucleus Development · | 3 upvotes · 8.3K views
    Java
    Java
    Dart
    Dart

    I use Dart because it is a fast, modern language with an intuitive package manager and syntax similar to Java, while less verbose (i.e. public by default, _ in front of a variable, class, etc. to be private). Dart has an excellent asynchronous syntax making asynchronous calls such as filesystem interaction or HTTP requests simple and concise.

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    Gustavo Muñoz
    Gustavo Muñoz
    Web UI Developer at Globant · | 6 upvotes · 26.3K views
    JavaScript
    JavaScript
    Visual Studio Code
    Visual Studio Code
    Android Studio
    Android Studio
    Dart
    Dart
    React Native
    React Native
    React
    React
    Flutter
    Flutter
    #Flare

    In my modest opinion, Flutter is the future of mobile development. The framework is as important to mobile as React is to the web. And seeing that React Native does not finish taking off, I am focusing all my efforts on learning Flutter and Dart. The ecosystem is amazing. The community is crazy about Flutter. There are enough resources to learn and enjoy the framework, and the tools developed to work with it are amazing. Android Studio or Visual Studio Code has incredible plugins and Dart is a pretty straight forward and easy-to-learn language, even more, if you came from JavaScript. I admit it. I'm in love with Flutter. When you are not a designer, having a framework focused on design an pretty things is a must. And counting with tools like #flare for animations makes everything easier. It is so amazing that I wish I had a big mobile project right now at work just to use Flutter.

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    How developers use Dart and Elm
    Avatar of AL1L
    AL1L uses DartDart

    I will use Dart later to handle the payloads from Roblox and all API requests.

    Avatar of Tinkhaven
    Tinkhaven uses ElmElm

    Frontend application

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    Tobe O uses DartDart

    Built on Dart.

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