Python vs. F# vs. Erlang



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What is Python?

Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.

What is F#?

F# is a mature, open source, cross-platform, functional-first programming language. It empowers users and organizations to tackle complex computing problems with simple, maintainable and robust code.

What is 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.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Python?
3153 companies on StackShare use Python
What companies use F#?
22 companies on StackShare use F#
What companies use Erlang?
89 companies on StackShare use Erlang

Integrations

What tools integrate with Python?
83 tools on StackShare integrate with Python
What tools integrate with F#?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with F#
What tools integrate with Erlang?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Erlang

What are some alternatives to Python, F#, and Erlang?

  • 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
  • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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