Erlang vs. JRuby vs. PHP



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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.

What is JRuby?

JRuby is the effort to recreate the Ruby (http://www.ruby-lang.org) interpreter in Java. The Java version is tightly integrated with Java to allow both to script any Java class and to embed the interpreter into any Java application. See the docs directory for more information.

What is PHP?

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

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Pros

Why do developers choose Erlang?
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Why do developers choose JRuby?
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Why do developers choose PHP?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Erlang?
No Cons submitted yet for Erlang
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What are the cons of using JRuby?
No Cons submitted yet for JRuby
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What are the cons of using PHP?
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Companies

What companies use Erlang?
88 companies on StackShare use Erlang
What companies use JRuby?
17 companies on StackShare use JRuby
What companies use PHP?
10054 companies on StackShare use PHP

Integrations

What tools integrate with Erlang?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Erlang
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP

What are some alternatives to Erlang, JRuby, and PHP?

  • 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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