Scala vs. MATLAB vs. Elixir



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What is Scala?

Scala is an acronym for “Scalable Language”. This means that Scala grows with you. You can play with it by typing one-line expressions and observing the results. But you can also rely on it for large mission critical systems, as many companies, including Twitter, LinkedIn, or Intel do. To some, Scala feels like a scripting language. Its syntax is concise and low ceremony; its types get out of the way because the compiler can infer them.

What is MATLAB?

Using MATLAB, you can analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models and applications. The language, tools, and built-in math functions enable you to explore multiple approaches and reach a solution faster than with spreadsheets or traditional programming languages, such as C/C++ or Java.

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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Pros

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Why do developers choose MATLAB?
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Why do developers choose Elixir?
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Cons

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What are the cons of using MATLAB?
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Pricing

How much does Scala cost?
How much does MATLAB cost?
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Companies

What companies use Scala?
496 companies on StackShare use Scala
What companies use MATLAB?
12 companies on StackShare use MATLAB
What companies use Elixir?
190 companies on StackShare use Elixir

Integrations

What tools integrate with Scala?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Scala
What tools integrate with MATLAB?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with MATLAB
What tools integrate with Elixir?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Elixir

What are some alternatives to Scala, MATLAB, and Elixir?

  • 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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