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Elixir vs Julia: What are the differences?

Elixir: Dynamic, functional language designed for building scalable and maintainable applications. 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; Julia: A high-level, high-performance dynamic programming language for technical computing. Julia is a high-level, high-performance dynamic programming language for technical computing, with syntax that is familiar to users of other technical computing environments. It provides a sophisticated compiler, distributed parallel execution, numerical accuracy, and an extensive mathematical function library.

Elixir and Julia can be categorized as "Languages" tools.

"Concurrency" is the top reason why over 124 developers like Elixir, while over 7 developers mention "Lisp-like Macros" as the leading cause for choosing Julia.

Elixir and Julia are both open source tools. It seems that Julia with 22.7K GitHub stars and 3.43K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Elixir with 15.6K GitHub stars and 2.22K GitHub forks.

Resultados Digitais, NoRedInk, and Poll Everywhere are some of the popular companies that use Elixir, whereas Julia is used by inFeedo, Platform Project, and N26. Elixir has a broader approval, being mentioned in 177 company stacks & 190 developers stacks; compared to Julia, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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 Julia?

Julia is a high-level, high-performance dynamic programming language for technical computing, with syntax that is familiar to users of other technical computing environments. It provides a sophisticated compiler, distributed parallel execution, numerical accuracy, and an extensive mathematical function library.
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    What are some alternatives to Elixir and Julia?
    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.
    Erlang
    Some of Erlang's uses are in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance. OTP is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop these systems.
    Clojure
    Clojure is designed to be a general-purpose language, combining the approachability and interactive development of a scripting language with an efficient and robust infrastructure for multithreaded programming. Clojure is a compiled language - it compiles directly to JVM bytecode, yet remains completely dynamic. Clojure is a dialect of Lisp, and shares with Lisp the code-as-data philosophy and a powerful macro system.
    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.
    Rust
    Rust is a systems programming language that combines strong compile-time correctness guarantees with fast performance. It improves upon the ideas of other systems languages like C++ by providing guaranteed memory safety (no crashes, no data races) and complete control over the lifecycle of memory.
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    Reviews of Elixir and Julia
    Review ofElixirElixir

    i've give a try to Ruby, Crystal, Python and GO, and yeah, for web development i use Elixir-Phoenix, because idk why just amazing, my phoenix app is very stable (comparing to api that written in other language), Ruby is slow, Crystal has unstable API, GO, umm yeah, you need too complicated (i use golang for microservice)

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    Review ofJuliaJulia

    This language and its community are exactly how I have always dreamed them to be. The language is both easy to use/very flexible/powerful and very fast ! The community is very dynamic, open minded and ambitious.

    How developers use Elixir and Julia
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    Provide Booking uses ElixirElixir

    Huge boon to productivity when coupled with Phoenix. Moreover, it has made background jobs and all the unseen aspects of a business easily abstracted.

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    BeastyBlacksmith uses JuliaJulia

    Fast development and fast execution time. Flawless communication between packages.

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    Walter uses ElixirElixir

    Knowledge collection, collation, and enrichment. Business logic.

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    Ruben Timmerman uses ElixirElixir

    For some internal tools like our email deliverability monitor

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    Ryan Jennings uses ElixirElixir

    language used by phoenix framework

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    olenderhub uses ElixirElixir

    Elixir and Phoenix are awesome.

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