Go vs. Elixir vs. JRuby

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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 JRuby?

JRuby is the effort to recreate the Ruby (http://www.ruby-lang.org) interpreter in Java. The Java version is tightly integrated with Java to allow both to script any Java class and to embed the interpreter into any Java application. See the docs directory for more information.

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Why do developers choose Go?
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    Why do developers choose JRuby?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using Elixir?
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    What are the cons of using JRuby?
    No Cons submitted yet for JRuby
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    Companies

    What companies use Go?
    719 companies on StackShare use Go
    What companies use Elixir?
    135 companies on StackShare use Elixir
    What companies use JRuby?
    13 companies on StackShare use JRuby

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Go?
    50 tools on StackShare integrate with Go
    What tools integrate with Elixir?
    9 tools on StackShare integrate with Elixir
    No integrations listed yet

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

    • 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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