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Haskell vs Java EE: What are the differences?

Developers describe Haskell as "An advanced purely-functional programming language". . On the other hand, Java EE is detailed as "The standard in community-driven enterprise software". It is developed using the Java Community Process, with contributions from industry experts, commercial and open source organizations, Java User Groups, and countless individuals. It offers a rich enterprise software platform and with over 20 compliant implementations to choose from.

Haskell and Java EE belong to "Languages" category of the tech stack.

thoughtbot, Wagon, and CentralApp are some of the popular companies that use Haskell, whereas Java EE is used by TripAdvisor, GameDuell, and ICT Health. Haskell has a broader approval, being mentioned in 33 company stacks & 47 developers stacks; compared to Java EE, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.

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Pros of Haskell
Pros of Java EE
  • 85
    Purely-functional programming
  • 64
    Statically typed
  • 57
    Type-safe
  • 38
    Great community
  • 38
    Open source
  • 29
    Built-in concurrency
  • 29
    Composable
  • 28
    Built-in parallelism
  • 22
    Referentially transparent
  • 19
    Generics
  • 13
    Type inference
  • 13
    Intellectual satisfaction
  • 11
    If it compiles, it's correct
  • 7
    Monads
  • 7
    Flexible
  • 4
    Great type system
  • 4
    Proposition testing with QuickCheck
  • 3
    One of the most powerful languages *(see blub paradox)*
  • 2
    Kind system
  • 2
    Reliable
  • 2
    Highly expressive, type-safe, fast development time
  • 2
    Type classes
  • 2
    Better type-safe than sorry
  • 2
    Pattern matching and completeness checking
  • 2
    Purely-functional Programming
  • 2
    Best in class thinking tool
  • 2
    Great maintainability of the code
  • 2
    Fun
  • 0
    Orthogonality
  • 0
    Predictable
  • 1
    Inherits all java advantages
  • 1
    High level of security

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Cons of Haskell
Cons of Java EE
  • 7
    Too much distraction in language extensions
  • 6
    Error messages can be very confusing
  • 4
    Libraries have poor documentation
  • 3
    No best practices
  • 3
    No good ABI
  • 2
    Sometimes performance is unpredictable
  • 2
    Poor packaging for apps written in it for Linux distros
  • 1
    Slow compilation
  • 2
    PAID

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What is Haskell?

It is a general purpose language that can be used in any domain and use case, it is ideally suited for proprietary business logic and data analysis, fast prototyping and enhancing existing software environments with correct code, performance and scalability.

What is Java EE?

It is developed using the Java Community Process, with contributions from industry experts, commercial and open source organizations, Java User Groups, and countless individuals. It offers a rich enterprise software platform and with over 20 compliant implementations to choose from.

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What are some alternatives to Haskell and Java EE?
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.
Clojure
Clojure is designed to be a general-purpose language, combining the approachability and interactive development of a scripting language with an efficient and robust infrastructure for multithreaded programming. Clojure is a compiled language - it compiles directly to JVM bytecode, yet remains completely dynamic. Clojure is a dialect of Lisp, and shares with Lisp the code-as-data philosophy and a powerful macro system.
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.
Rust
Rust is a systems programming language that combines strong compile-time correctness guarantees with fast performance. It improves upon the ideas of other systems languages like C++ by providing guaranteed memory safety (no crashes, no data races) and complete control over the lifecycle of memory.
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.
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