Ruby vs. Elixir vs. Hack

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Description

What is Ruby?

Ruby is a language of careful balance. Its creator, Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, blended parts of his favorite languages (Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, Ada, and Lisp) to form a new language that balanced functional programming with imperative programming.

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.

Pros

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

    Cons

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

    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 Ruby?
    2378 companies on StackShare use Ruby
    What companies use Elixir?
    135 companies on StackShare use Elixir
    What companies use Hack?
    4 companies on StackShare use Hack

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Ruby?
    72 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
    What tools integrate with Elixir?
    9 tools on StackShare integrate with Elixir
    What tools integrate with Hack?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Hack

    What are some alternatives to Ruby, 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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    Latest News

    Multiple vulnerabilities in RubyGems
    Rustic Nil Handling in Ruby
    Moving Custom Ruby Code out of the Logstash Pipeline
    Elixir v1.6 released
    What's new in Elixir - Dec/17
    Major Client Update For Elixir


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