Scala vs. Erlang vs. MATLAB



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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 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 MATLAB?

Using MATLAB, you can analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models and applications. The language, tools, and built-in math functions enable you to explore multiple approaches and reach a solution faster than with spreadsheets or traditional programming languages, such as C/C++ or Java.

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Pros

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Cons

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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Scala?
513 companies on StackShare use Scala
What companies use Erlang?
91 companies on StackShare use Erlang
What companies use MATLAB?
12 companies on StackShare use MATLAB

Integrations

What tools integrate with Scala?
13 tools on StackShare integrate with Scala
What tools integrate with Erlang?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Erlang
What tools integrate with MATLAB?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with MATLAB

What are some alternatives to Scala, Erlang, and MATLAB?

  • 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.

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