Elixir vs. Groovy vs. JRuby



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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 Groovy?

Groovy builds upon the strengths of Java but has additional power features inspired by languages like Python, Ruby and Smalltalk. It makes modern programming features available to Java developers with almost-zero learning curve.

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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Pros

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Cons

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What are the cons of using JRuby?
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Companies

What companies use Elixir?
203 companies on StackShare use Elixir
What companies use Groovy?
91 companies on StackShare use Groovy
What companies use JRuby?
18 companies on StackShare use JRuby

Integrations

What tools integrate with Elixir?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Elixir
What tools integrate with Groovy?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Groovy
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What are some alternatives to Elixir, Groovy, 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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Latest News

Elixir v1.8 released
Elixir v1.7 released
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