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> If you're not, you can port to anything and it'll be roughly equivalent and having a static language in Ruby's clothes doesn't scratch much of an itch.
There are a couple of reports about successful ports, e.g. https://forum.crystal-lang.org/t/experience-porting-a-ruby-w....
> I don't see a great argument for using Crystal in 2020
There is still the Ruby-like syntax appreciated by many developers and Crystal has also some other interesting aspects not present in Ruby or imperative OO languages in general, e.g. union types, powerful macros (see e.g. https://github.com/sam0x17/mongo_orm/blob/master/src/mongo_o...).
What are some alternatives?
gleam - ⭐️ A friendly language for building type-safe, scalable systems!
mosquito - Trading Bot with focus on Evolutionary Algorithms and Machine Learning
secrets-env - Extension to the crystal lang ENV module to support reading secrets
crystal_openfaas - OpenFaaS template for the crystal programming language
fast-ruby - :dash: Writing Fast Ruby :heart_eyes: -- Collect Common Ruby idioms.
cryomongo - A MongoDB driver written in pure Crystal. ❄️
normandy - Channels for CSP style Ruby
mosquito - A background task runner for crystal applications supporting periodic (CRON) and manually queued jobs
Cadmium - Natural Language Processing (NLP) library for Crystal
Async Ruby - An awesome asynchronous event-driven reactor for Ruby.
csharplang - The official repo for the design of the C# programming language