Elixir vs. Erlang vs. Java



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Description

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 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.

What is Java?

Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!

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Pros

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Cons

What are the cons of using Elixir?
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What are the cons of using Erlang?
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What are the cons of using Java?
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Companies

What companies use Elixir?
192 companies on StackShare use Elixir
What companies use Erlang?
88 companies on StackShare use Erlang
What companies use Java?
2827 companies on StackShare use Java

Integrations

What tools integrate with Elixir?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Elixir
What tools integrate with Erlang?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Erlang
What tools integrate with Java?
65 tools on StackShare integrate with Java

What are some alternatives to Elixir, Erlang, and Java?

  • 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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