Scala vs. Elixir vs. Visual Basic

Get help choosing one of these Get news updates about these tools


Scala

Elixir

Visual Basic

Favorites

132

Favorites

162

Favorites

4

Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • 2.77K
  • 5.27K
  • 82.8K
  • -
  • 1.12K
  • 6.16K
  • -
  • 21.3K
  • 0

GitHub Stats

No public GitHub repository stats available

Description

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 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 Visual Basic?

Visual Basic is derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, or ActiveX Data Objects, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.

Pros about this tool

Pros
Why do you like Scala?

Pros
Why do you like Elixir?

Pros
Why do you like Visual Basic?

Cons about this tool

Cons
Cons
Cons
No Cons submitted yet for Visual Basic

Companies

370 Companies Using Scala
131 Companies Using Elixir
10 Companies Using Visual Basic

Integrations

Scala Integrations
Elixir Integrations
Visual Basic Integrations

What are some alternatives to Scala, Elixir, and Visual Basic?

  • 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.

See all alternatives to Scala

Latest News

Towards A Brighter Tooling Future for Scala
On Performance of the New Collections
Introducing Non-English Chatrooms for Scala Users
Elixir v1.6 released
What's new in Elixir - Dec/17
Major Client Update For Elixir


Interest Over Time


Get help choosing one of these