PHP vs. Ruby vs. Elixir



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Description

What is PHP?

Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose PHP?
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Why do developers choose Ruby?
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Why do developers choose Elixir?
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Cons

What are the cons of using PHP?
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What are the cons of using Ruby?
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What are the cons of using Elixir?
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Companies

What companies use PHP?
10057 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Ruby?
2915 companies on StackShare use Ruby
What companies use Elixir?
190 companies on StackShare use Elixir

Integrations

What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with Ruby?
73 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
What tools integrate with Elixir?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with Elixir

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

  • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
  • 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.
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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Elixir v1.6 released
What's new in Elixir - Dec/17
Major Client Update For Elixir


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