PHP vs. Ruby vs. Erlang



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Description

What is PHP?

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

What is Ruby?

Ruby is a language of careful balance. Its creator, Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto, blended parts of his favorite languages (Perl, Smalltalk, Eiffel, Ada, and Lisp) to form a new language that balanced functional programming with imperative programming.

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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Pros

Why do developers choose PHP?
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Why do developers choose Ruby?
Why do you like Ruby?

Why do developers choose Erlang?
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Cons

What are the cons of using PHP?
Downsides of PHP?

What are the cons of using Ruby?
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What are the cons of using Erlang?
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Companies

What companies use PHP?
9992 companies on StackShare use PHP
What companies use Ruby?
2896 companies on StackShare use Ruby
What companies use Erlang?
89 companies on StackShare use Erlang

Integrations

What tools integrate with PHP?
54 tools on StackShare integrate with PHP
What tools integrate with Ruby?
73 tools on StackShare integrate with Ruby
What tools integrate with Erlang?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Erlang

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

  • 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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