JavaScript vs. Java vs. Elixir



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What is JavaScript?

JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.

What is Java?

Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!

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.

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Cons

What are the cons of using JavaScript?
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Companies

What companies use JavaScript?
6113 companies on StackShare use JavaScript
What companies use Java?
2886 companies on StackShare use Java
What companies use Elixir?
206 companies on StackShare use Elixir

Integrations

What tools integrate with JavaScript?
80 tools on StackShare integrate with JavaScript
What tools integrate with Java?
65 tools on StackShare integrate with Java
What tools integrate with Elixir?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Elixir

What are some alternatives to JavaScript, Java, and Elixir?

  • 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.
  • ES6 - The next version of JavaScript

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