How to use this tool?

This free online converter lets you convert code from Racket to Crystal in a click of a button. To use this converter, take the following steps -

  1. Type or paste your Racket code in the input box.
  2. Click the convert button.
  3. The resulting Crystal code from the conversion will be displayed in the output box.

Key differences between Racket and Crystal

SyntaxRacket has a Lisp-like syntax with parentheses and prefix notation.Crystal has a syntax similar to Ruby with a focus on readability and simplicity.
ParadigmRacket supports multiple paradigms including functional programming, object-oriented programming, and logic programming.Crystal is primarily an object-oriented programming language with some functional programming features.
TypingRacket is dynamically typed, allowing for flexible and expressive code.Crystal is statically typed, providing compile-time type checking for improved performance and reliability.
PerformanceRacket is an interpreted language, which can result in slower performance compared to compiled languages.Crystal is a compiled language that aims to provide high performance similar to C or C++.
Libraries and frameworksRacket has a rich set of libraries and frameworks for various purposes, including web development, GUI programming, and data analysis.Crystal has a growing ecosystem of libraries and frameworks, but it may not have as many options as more established languages.
Community and supportRacket has a small but dedicated community with active support from the developers and users.Crystal has a smaller community compared to more popular languages, but it is growing and has active support from the developers and users.
Learning curveRacket has a moderate learning curve, especially for beginners who are new to Lisp-like syntax and functional programming concepts.Crystal has a relatively low learning curve, especially for developers familiar with Ruby or similar languages.