Scala vs. JRuby vs. Erlang

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


Scala

JRuby

Erlang

Favorites

121

Favorites

10

Favorites

35

Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

GitHub Stats

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 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 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.

Pros about this tool

Why do you like Scala?

Why do you like JRuby?

Why do you like Erlang?

Cons about this tool

Customers

Integrations

Latest News

Towards A Brighter Tooling Future for Scala
On Performance of the New Collections
Introducing Non-English Chatrooms for Scala Users


Interest Over Time


Get help choosing one of these