Go vs. Elixir vs. Hack



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Description

What is 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.

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 Hack?

Hack provides instantaneous type checking via a local server that watches the filesystem. It typically runs in less than 200 milliseconds, making it easy to integrate into your development workflow without introducing a noticeable delay.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Go?
Why do you like Go?

Why do developers choose Elixir?
Why do you like Elixir?

Why do developers choose Hack?
Why do you like Hack?

Cons

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

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

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

Companies

What companies use Go?
997 companies on StackShare use Go
What companies use Elixir?
205 companies on StackShare use Elixir
What companies use Hack?
5 companies on StackShare use Hack

Integrations

What tools integrate with Go?
53 tools on StackShare integrate with Go
What tools integrate with Elixir?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Elixir
What tools integrate with Hack?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

What are some alternatives to Go, Elixir, and Hack?

  • 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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