Elixir vs. JRuby vs. Hack



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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 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.

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

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Elixir?
192 companies on StackShare use Elixir
What companies use JRuby?
17 companies on StackShare use JRuby
What companies use Hack?
5 companies on StackShare use Hack

Integrations

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

What are some alternatives to Elixir, JRuby, 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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Latest News

Elixir v1.6 released
What's new in Elixir - Dec/17
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