A dynamic, functional language designed for building scalable and maintainable applications. Leverages the Erlang VM, known for the running low-latency, distributed and fault-tolerant systems, while also being successfully used in web development and the embedded software domain.

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First released 2014
Developed by Ary Borenszweig
Open-source Yes
Used by Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Interesting facts

Crystal’s syntax is inspired by the Ruby programming language.


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