Ruby vs. Elixir vs. Perl

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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 Perl?

Perl is a general-purpose programming language originally developed for text manipulation and now used for a wide range of tasks including system administration, web development, network programming, GUI development, and more.

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2352 Companies Using Ruby
132 Companies Using Elixir
130 Companies Using Perl

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What are some alternatives to Ruby, Elixir, and Perl?

  • 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
Upgrading Perl to a Modern Version: the ActiveState ...
Perl: Language, Community, and the Future


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