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Pro Clear syntax
Uncluttered, yet unambiguous syntax
Pro Great for concurrency
Leverages the existing Erlang BEAM VM
Pro Excellent community
The Elixir community has proved to be welcoming and very supportive.
Pro More familiar syntax
All of the benefits of Erlang; without as steep a learning curve of prolog based syntax. Elixir is heavily inspired by Ruby's syntax which many people love.
Pro Great documentation
Elixir's documentation is very good. It covers everything and always helps solving any problem you may have. It's also always available from the terminal.